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KADOTA, Hiromitsu 

The powerful hitter makes a comeback as the oldest MVP

Inducted 2006
Category Elected by the Selection Committee for Players
From Yamaguchi
Born February 26,1948
Alma Mater 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.


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