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NAKANO, Takeji 

Establishes authority of and trust in umpires

Inducted 1972
Category Elected by the Special Committee
From Tokyo
Born 1884
Died 1947
Alma Mater Tokyo Imperial University

Known for his impregnable defense at second base at Ikko. In 1918 he coached Ikko to a breakthrough in the Waseda-Keio dynasty. Noted for his fair and clear umpiring in big games. He helped organize Shibaura Baseball Association.


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