Masaichi Kaneda (金田 正一 Kaneda Masaichi, August 1, 1933 – October 6, 2019) was a Japanese professional baseball pitcher. He was one of the best-known pitchers in Japanese baseball history, and was the only Japanese pitcher to have won 400 games. He was added in the Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame in 1988. Kaneda was born in Heiwa, Aichi.
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- 元巨人の金田正一さんが死去 前人未到400勝投手 (in Japanese)