Oh, Sadaharu

Oh, Sadaharu

(sä'dähär`o͞o ō), 1940–, Japanese baseball player. A first baseman for the Tokyo Giants, he retired after 22 seasons with a lifetime total of 868 home runs, outpacing the American major-league record (currently held by Barry BondsBonds, Barry Lamar,
1964–, American baseball player, b. Riverside, Calif. Bonds grew up surrounded by baseball; his father, Bobby Bonds, was a San Francisco Giants outfielder (1968–74), and the great Willie Mays was his godfather. Bonds left Arizona State Univ.
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Bibliography

See his autobiography (1984, with D. Falkner).

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