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WAKIMURA, Haruo 

President of the Japan High School Baseball Federation who laid the foundation for exchanges between pro and amateur players.

Inducted 2019
Category Elected by the Special Committee
From Tokyo
Born January 15,1932
Alma Mater Tokyo University

In the summer of 1949, he led Shonan High School to its first championship. At Tokyo University, he was the team captain. He led Toyobo Tomida to the quarterfinals of the 1955 Intercity Tournament. In 2002, he became the 5th president of Japan High School Baseball Federation and helped to establish a relationship between pro and amateur baseball.


 

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