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Manager for 20 years; wins pennant 8 times in the Pacific League

Inducted 1988
Category Elected by the Selection Committee for Players
From Wakayama
Born April 25,1920
Alma Mater Rikkyo University

The first baseman at Orions (1950-55) managed the team to their second victory in 1960. He brought the first pennant to the Braves (1967) and the Buffaloes (1979) but he was baffled at all of his 8 appearances in the Japan Series.


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