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OSAFUNE, Kiro 

Takes the initiative in organizing the Baseball Federation of Japan

Inducted 2012
Category Elected by the Special Committee
From Okayama
Born January 30,1924
Died September 10,2007
Alma Mater Waseda University

He had long administered the Japan Student Baseball Association and played a leading role in its big projects. He took the initiative in organizing the Baseball Federation of Japan. He also helped organize Japan Baseball to promote relations between pro and amateur baseball, sending an all-pro team to the Athens Olympics.


 

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