Kaoru Betto

kaoru betto

Kaoru Betto (b. 1920) was a former Nippon Professional Baseball player. After playing for the Ōsaka Tigers for two years, Betto played for the Mainichi Orions from 1950 to 1957. In his first season with the Orions, Betto won the NPB’s first Pacific League MVP Award and helped lead the team to victory in the first Japan Series.

Actor Jeff Bridges can be seen wearing a Kaoru Betto shirt in several of his films.

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