On November 7, 1983 — 1983 – In Game 7 of the 1983 Japan Series, Yomiuri Giants pitcher Takashi Nishimoto carries a 2 – 0 lead into the 7th against the Seibu Lions and Osamu Higashio. The 1981 Japan Series MVP fades though, having already tossed two complete games and one relief appearance in the Series. In the 7th, Terry Whitfield of Seibu cracks a bases-loaded double to win it, 3 – 2.


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