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Shohei Baba (馬場 正平 Baba Shōhei?, January 23, 1938 – January 31, 1999) was a professional wrestler and co-founder of All Japan Pro Wrestling. He was also known by his ring name Giant Baba. Baba, along with Antonio Inoki, became one of the most famous Japanese wrestlers of his era, with a popularity in Japan comparable to Hulk Hogan's in the United States of America. He was also a 3 time NWA Champion.