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Oh's record still No. 1

Originally Published: September 16, 2004
By Masayoshi Niwa | Special to ESPN.com

SEATTLE -- When Kaoru Sanada was 12 years old, she was asked the following question during the interview of her examination for entering a private junior high school in Japan.

"Who do you respect the most in the world?"

There is a theory in Japan. If you want to be considered a smart person, the ideal answer should be, "My parents." At that time, Sanada should have known that.

"Sadaharu Oh," answered Sanada, who is now a sports writer based in New York nearly 20 years ...

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