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CHIBA, Shigeru 

Second baseman of the Yomiuri Giants; nicknamed "formidable buffalo"

Inducted 1980
Category Elected by the Special Committee
From Ehime
Born May 10,1919
Died December 9,2002
Alma Mater Matsuyama Commercial School

Joined the Tokyo Giants in 1938 and turned second baseman in 1939, batting third until 1941. Back in the Giants in 1946, he was noted for his fielding at second base. Later he managed the Kintetsu Buffaloes (1959-61).


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