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TAKEDA, Tsutomu 

Founder of Japan-U.S. Collegiate Competition

Inducted 2001
Category Elected by the Special Committee
From Hiroshima
Born February 2,1896
Died October 25,1990
Alma Mater Meiji University

The president of Meiji University (1958-68) promoted baseball as president of Japan Student Baseball Association (1964-83) and helped start the Japan-U.S. University Base-ball Championship in 1972.


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