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KONISHI, Tokuro 

Manager of the Shochiku Robins; radio commentator with unique elocution

Inducted 1971
Category Elected by the Special Committee
From Tokyo
Born July 10,1896
Died June 9,1977
Alma Mater Meiji University

The 8th captain of Meiji managed three teams in the one-league pro baseball. He led the Shochiku Robins to victory in the first year of the CL in 1950, but his fame rests on his radio commentary with his unique elocution.


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