Takashi Teraoka passed away in a hospital in Okinawa at 6:55am on Friday. He was 68. Funeral services for Teraoka will be held on the 6th. He is survived by his wife, Atsuko.
Teraoka spent some time playing for Hiroshima (1965 - 1968) and Nankai (1970 - 1972) before retiring and becoming a coach for a number of teams in both the NPB and the CPBL. He was also a manager for the Baseball Thailand National Team.