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HIROOKA, Tomoo 

Contributes to the entry of baseball in the Olympics

Inducted 1994
Category Elected by the Special Committee
From Osaka
Born August 24,1907
Died January 5,2002
Alma Mater Tokyo Imperial University

The leading hitter at Tokyo University entered the Asahi Shimbun in 1932, becoming itspresident in 1967.As president of All-Japan Amateur Baseball Association (1991-1999), he did much for the entry of baseball in the Olympics.


 

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