Takumi Otomo (d. 2013) began his pro career in 1949 when he joined the Yomiuri Giants. He pitched a no htter in 1952, and over the course of his career, he appeared in four all star games. He was at the height of his pitching prowess
during the years 1953 to 1955, when he won 27, 21 and 30 games. His greatest accomplishment was winning the 1953 Sawamura (Japan Cy Young) award. Otomo noted both the no hitter and Sawamura
Award on the shikishi, along with his signature. Signed in black marker.
Size: 9 1/2" x 10 3/4"
Condition: Shikishi--Nm/Mt. Autograph--9.5 out of 10.