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First full-time President of the Pacific League

Inducted 2002
Category Elected by the Special Committee
From Shiga
Born November 23,1892
Died June 9,1965
Alma Mater Meiji University

The player-manager led his Manchurian RR Club to victory in the first ICBT in 1927. After the war, he was popular as commentator on TV. In 1959, hebecame the first full-time president of the PL (1959-65).


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