Cleanup hitter of the Daimai Orions' "Missile" lineup
Elected by the Selection Committee for Players
Okoshi Engineering School
The cleanup (1952-63) of the Orions' "Missile lineup was adept at hitting screwballs, winning titles of batting (1957), HR (1959-60), and RBI (4times). He was famous as the man for All-Star games, earning MVP 5 times.