Sport: Sal's Dream

Lew Burdette must move over, Bob Turley tip his hat in respect. Last week a young (21) pitcher named Kazuhisa Inao completed one of the most amazing baseball feats ever. With his team behind 0-3 in Japan's world series, Inao pitched in the next four games, won all four to pull out the series. In the process, the broad-shouldered righthander pitched 26 consecutive scoreless innings, went 18 innings without walking a man.

The son of a fisherman, Inao is tall for a Japanese (5 ft. 9 in., 165 Ibs.), is nicknamed "Sai," which means rhinoceros. He began his baseball career as a...

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