Jun Misawa

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Jun Misawa (Japanese: 三沢淳 Misawa Jun; 1 October 1952 – 3 March 2022) was a Japanese baseball player and politician. He was a member of the New Frontier Party, the Liberal Party, and the New Conservative Party. He was in the House of Representatives from 1996 to 2000.[1] Misawa was born in Hamada, Japan. He played for the Chunichi Dragons and Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters baseball teams.

Misawa died at a hospital in Nagoya, Japan on 3 March 2022 from problems caused by mesothelioma, at the age of 69.[2]

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  1. "元中日ドラゴンズ投手 三沢淳さん69歳で死去 引退後は衆議院議員や解説でも活躍". Yahoo! Japan (in Japanese). 7 March 2022. Retrieved 6 March 2022.
  2. "中日などで投手として活躍した三沢淳さんが死去 69歳・中皮腫 1996年から衆院議員も1期務める". Chunichi Shimbun (in Japanese). 6 March 2022. Retrieved 6 March 2022.