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OSHIKAWA, Kiyoshi 

Founder of "Nihon Undo Kyokai", first pro baseball club

Inducted 1959
Category Elected by the Special Committee
From Miyagi
Born January 1,1881
Died March 18,1944
Alma Mater Waseda University

Founder of "Nihon Undo Kyokai" first pro baseball club, which was aborted by theKanto Earthquake in 1923. In 1936, he built Korakuen Stadium for his Korakuen Eagles, the 8th in the newly organized pro league.


 

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