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Founder of the Inter-City Baseball Tournament

Inducted 1959
Category Elected by the Special Committee
From Tokyo
Born March 10,1879
Died March 23,1936
Alma Mater Waseda University

The captain of the Waseda Nine. He joined their American tour in 1905, culminating in publishing the first strategy book on baseball. In 1927,he founded the Inter-City Baseball Tournament (ICBT), whose MVP was named after him in 1936.


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