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KAWASHIMA, Hiromori 

The 10th Commissioner restores peace between amateur and pro baseball

Inducted 2006
Category Elected by the Special Committee
From Fukushima
Born February 27,1922
Died December 9,2012
Alma Mater Chuo University

As president of the C.L. and Commissioner spanning 20 years, he took the initiative in revising the Japan-U.S. Baseball Agreement and strengthened the ties between NPB and MLB. He was also credited with establishing an amicable relationship between pro and amateur baseball.


 

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