Ty Kenichi Suga

Baseball Card - Ty Kenichi Suga

Pitcher 1923-1939

One of the best pitchers in Asahi history. Left-handed. Nicknamed after American League star Ty Cobb whose “inside style” Asahi strategy resembled. Pitched the Asahis to four Vancouver senior league championships. Later pitched the Lemon Creek All-Stars to the 1943 Slocan Valley Championship. Coached the Montreal Nisei Baseball Team late-1940s.

Awards

1926 Best Pitcher, Terminal League
1934 Leading Pitcher, Terminal League

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