When 772 pitches isn't enough
Tomohiro Anraku will throw as much as it takes to defend his nation's honor
THESE ARE Tomohiro Anraku's last moments of invisibility. Outside Japan, at least, he has been that ultra-rarity -- the unseen sensation, a real-life Sidd Finch, his story so impossible that he's been spoken about only in whispers or exclamations.
He is out there somewhere on this all-dirt field; he is one of these few dozen possible boys. But on this overcast Saturday morning in June, before the start of the first of two exhibition games in Akashi City, ...
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