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OHGI, Akira 

Excels in bringing up potential stars, most notably Ichiro Suzuki

Inducted 2004
Category Elected by the Selection Committee for Players
From Fukuoka
Born April 29,1935
Died December 15,2005
Alma Mater Touchiku High School

The crackerjack second baseman in the heyday of the Nishitetsu Lions (1954-67). He managed both the Kintetsu Buffaloes ('89) and the Orix BlueWave (1995-96)to the pennant. He was noted for finding promising players like ICHIRO.


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