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I believe he belongs in the Hall of Fame, I really do. He pitched two no-hitters, one in the National League, one in the American League…he has some sort of record for strike-outs, and just the fact alone that, because of him a lot of his fellow countrymen followed suit, like Ichiro, Irabu, Matsui…and I can name dozens of others, but they all thought that Nomo-san lead the way, that he opened the door for them.

Date: December 20, 2013
Location: California, US
Interviewer: Mark Langill
Contributed by: Watase Media Arts Center, Japanese American National Museum

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