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HIROSE, Kenzo 

Scorer and sports statistician; walking dictionary of baseball

Inducted 1973
Category Elected by the Special Committee
From Aichi
Born April 15,1895
Died November 17,1970
Alma Mater Nagoya City Seventh Higher Elementary School

Starting to cover sports in general in the early 1910s, he became the first official scorer of Pro Baseball in 1936 and left valuable scorecards. He was the authority on baseball history and noted for his vast collection of books.


 

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