The Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum

HOME  >>  Hall of Fame  >>  Hall of Famer



Pitcher turned slugger joins the Chunichi Dragaons at age 14

Inducted 1977
Category Elected by the Selection Committee for Players
From Tokyo
Born September 1,1921
Died December 18,1977
Alma Mater Kagoshima Comprehensive School

Joining the Nagoya at the age of 14, he grew into a strong arm. On May 24, 1942, he pitched the whole 28 innings against the Taiyos. Later, he was a slugger for the Chunichi Dragons (1949-58), hitting 5 home runs with bases loaded in 1950.


Contact us

Copyright (C) THE BASEBALL HALL OF FAME AND MUSEUM All rights reserved.