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MIZUNO, Rihachi 

President of sporting goods company

Inducted 1971
Category Elected by the Special Committee
From Gifu
Born May 15,1884
Died March 9,1970
Alma Mater Koubun Higher Elementary School

Founder of the Mizuno's (1906), pioneer of sporting goods production. He was active in promoting baseball by holding various tournaments nationwide, notably the one in 1913, which evolved into Inter-Middle School Championship.


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