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YOSHIDA, Yoshio 

Shortstop of the Hanshin Tigers; noted for his agile performance

Inducted 1992
Category Elected by the Selection Committee for Players
From Kyoto
Born July 26,1933
Alma Mater Ritsumeikan University

The agile shortstop joined the Osaka Tigers in 1953 and enlisted in Best Nine for 9 times. He managed the Tigers 8 years, and In 1985 he led theTigers to their first pennant in 21 years and the first victory in the Japan Series.


 

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