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The paths of former Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Hideo Nomo and former owner and team president Peter O’Malley didn’t cross during the latter’s recent trip to Japan.

O’Malley was in Tokyo on Saturday to open an exhibit in the Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame highlighting his family’s many ties and contributions to Japanese baseball — a history that most famously includes O’Malley signing Nomo to play for the Dodgers — while Nomo was out of the country.

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