The powerful hitter makes a comeback as the oldest MVP
Elected by the Selection Committee for Players
Tenri High School
In his second year with the Nankai Hawks, he batted third and led the league in RBI (120). His best year was 1988 when at 40 he appeared in every game and led the league in RBI and HR and became the oldest MVP in history. His 567 career HR total ranks third behind Oh and Nomura.