Shortstop of the Tokyo Giants noted for his backhanded fielding
Elected by the Selection Committee for Players
Koryo High School
Joining the Giants in 1936, the shortstop with his famous backhanded fielding formed a fine keystone combination with Chiba. From 1950, he helped buildup the new Hiroshima Carp, becoming their manager in 1953 (-60, 63-65).