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The 9th Commissioner produces many institutional innovations

Inducted 1999
Category Elected by the Special Committee
From Kanagawa
Born September 2,1916
Died September 2,2011
Alma Mater Tokyo Imperial University

Director General of the Cabinet Legislation Bureau turned to commissioner (1989-97).Among his many reformations were better relations with non-pro baseball and revision of Japan-U.S. Player ContractAgreement.


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