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TAKAGI, Morimichi 

Triple-threat player noted for his backhand toss

Inducted 2006
Category Elected by the Selection Committee for Players
From Aichi
Born July 17,1941
Died January 17,2020
Alma Mater Gifu Commrecial High School

Since this all-round player joined the Chunichi Dragons in 1960, he was famous for his impeccable defense and trademark backhand toss at the keystone. He was selected to the Best Nine seven times, the most of any second baseman during the two-league era. He led the league in SB three times.


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