Derek Tatsuno attended the University of Hawai’i at Manoa from 1977 to 1979 where he amassed an impressive record in collegiate baseball as a pitcher:

His record includes:

40 wins and 6 losses
2.04 Earned Run Average
541 strikeouts in 402 1/3 innings

While in college he became the first 20 game winner in a season and threw 234 strikeouts (both national records).

In 1982 Tatsuno played for the Milwaukee Brewers. From 1983 to 1987 he played for several Minor League teams and came back to play Triple A ball in the Hawai’i Islands in 1987.

Tatsuno was selected to the All-Time All-Star Team of Collegiate Baseball America.

UH Manoa Baseball retired his number, No. 16, in 1997 and in 2006 he was inducted into the College Baseball Hall of Fame.

BORN 1958

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