Tokuro Konishi

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Tokuro Konishi
Born:(1894-07-10)July 10, 1894
Tokyo, Japan
Died: June 9, 1977(1977-06-09) (aged 82)
JBL debut
Spring, 1936, for the  Dai Tokyo
Last NPB appearance
Fall, 1953, for the  Taiyo Shochiku Robins
JBL/NPB statistics
Games 735
Win–loss record 359–359
Winning % .500
As manager
Career highlights and awards

Tokuro Konishi (小西 得郎) (July 10, 1894 – June 9, 1977) was a Japanese baseball manager.

Konishi played for Nihon University and Meiji University.

He had three stints as manager for the franchise eventually known as the Shochiku Robins, first from 1936 to 1938, when the team was known as Dai Tokyo and then the Lion Baseball Club; then in 1950; and again for part of 1952 when it was known as the Robins.

After his first stint as manager with Dai Tokyo/Lion, he managed the Nagoya Baseball Club from 1939 to 1941.

Konishi returned to managing in 1950, the first year of the Nippon Professional Baseball. His Robins won 98 games, first in the Central League. They lost the inaugural Japan Series to the Mainichi Orions.

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