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Baseball / MLB Apr 25, 2004

Indians call up Tadano

Japanese pitcher Kazuhito Tadano was called up by the Cleveland Indians, local media reported on Saturday. Kazuhito Tadano The 23-year-old pitcher, who went 0-2 this season in the minor leagues with Triple-A Buffalo, is expected to join the Indians for Saturday's game against the Detroit Tigers, ...

National Feb 25, 2003

'Shogi' icon claims landmark victory

Yoshiharu Habu, one of Japan's top-ranked exponents of the ancient chesslike game of "shogi," has captured his 800th win, becoming the youngest ever person to reach this milestone. Habu, 32, is only the 11th player to claim 800 victories. Decked in a traditional robe, Habu, a ...