Yasuhiro Itami

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Yasuhiro Itami (伊丹 安広)

Biographical Information[edit]

Yasuhiro Itami was the catcher for Waseda University. Following his college career, he umpired and later managed his alma mater (1940-1942). Later, Itami was the head of the Meiji-Jingu Outer Garden and was instrumental in getting Nippon Professional Baseball in Meiji-Jingu Stadium.

Itami was inducted into the Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame in 1978.