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SAEKI, Isamu 

Owner of the Kintetsu Buffaloes for 36 years

Inducted 1990
Category Elected by the Special Committee
From Ehime
Born March 25,1903
Died October 5,1989
Alma Mater Tokyo Imperial University

He entered the Kinki Nippon Railways (Kintetsu) in 1927. In 1950 the well-prepared Kintetsu Buffaloes joined the new Pacific League. For 36 years he was the owner of the team and blessed with the pennant twice, the first in 1979.


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