Matsutarō Shōriki

Matsutarō Shōriki

Japanese right-wing nationalists tried to assassinate Matsutarō Shōriki (father of Japanese professional baseball) for allowing foreigners to play baseball in the Jingu Stadium. He survived but received a 16-inch-long scar from a broadsword during the assassination attempt.

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