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KOBAYASHI. Ichizo 

Founder of Takarazuka Undo Kyokai and Hankyu Braves

Inducted 1968
Category Elected by the Special Committee
From Yamanashi
Born January 3,1873
Died January 25,1957
Alma Mater Keio University

In 1913 he built Toyonaka Stadium. In 1923, he helped Nihon Undo Kyokai resume its pro baseball activity in Takarazuka. As president of HankyuElectric RR, he organized the Hankyu Braves in 1936 and built Nishinomiya Stadium in 1937.


 

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