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Akinobu Kono and Keiichi Asagoe pass away

by on Aug.09, 2011 @ 4:27 pm, under NPB

Akinobu Kono (Nishitetsu) passed away yesterday at 1:45pm due to renal failure.  He was 80.  Services for Kono will be held on Thursday in Fukuoka.

Career Stats

Year Tm G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI SB CS SH SF BB IBB HBP SO GIDP AVG OBP SLG OPS
1952 NIS 9 12 12 0 5 2 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 -- 0 -- 0 1 1 .417 .417 .583 1.000
1953 NIS 58 113 107 9 24 5 1 1 34 5 1 0 2 -- 3 -- 1 20 1 .224 .252 .318 .570
1954 NIS 136 548 488 62 129 15 7 13 197 41 9 10 21 0 37 -- 2 79 6 .264 .319 .404 .722
1955 NIS 141 453 397 53 97 12 5 3 128 28 17 4 15 1 36 0 4 54 9 .244 .314 .322 .636
1956 NIS 153 569 497 65 134 23 3 2 169 38 14 13 27 0 43 0 2 65 9 .270 .330 .340 .670
1957 NIS 131 413 373 27 92 9 3 1 110 28 5 7 16 2 21 0 1 63 4 .247 .289 .295 .584
1958 NIS 115 299 278 20 56 6 0 0 62 18 0 3 7 0 13 0 1 54 4 .201 .240 .223 .463
1959 NIS 78 145 136 11 20 10 0 0 30 6 0 2 2 0 7 0 0 25 3 .147 .189 .221 .409
Totals 821 2552 2288 247 557 82 19 20 737 164 46 39 90 3 160 0 11 361 37 .243 .296 .322 .618

All-Star Appearance: 1957

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Former Tiger Keiichi Asagoe passed away at a hospital at 1:47am on the 6th due to a stroke.  He was 75.

Around 150 people (including Hanshin Tigers' president Nobuo Minami, Akinobu Mayumi, and Akinobu Okada) attended services that were held for Asagoe yesterday.

Career Stats

Year Tm G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI SB CS SH SF BB IBB HBP SO GIDP AVG OBP SLG OPS
1955 OSA 8 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
1957 OSA 36 40 40 2 4 1 0 0 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 3 .100 .100 .125 .225
1958 OSA 74 194 181 16 37 6 0 6 61 16 0 1 0 0 12 0 1 48 4 .204 .258 .337 .595
1959 OSA 70 132 131 5 30 2 2 2 42 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 31 6 .229 .235 .321 .555
1960 OSA 18 21 21 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 2 .048 .048 .048 .095
1961 HAN 41 74 72 3 19 5 1 3 35 8 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 18 5 .264 .260 .486 .746
1962 HAN 12 13 12 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 6 0 .083 .154 .083 .237
1963 HAN 10 14 14 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 .143 .143 .143 .286
1964 HAN 49 64 60 4 14 2 0 2 22 4 0 1 0 0 2 0 2 16 1 .233 .281 .367 .648
Totals 318 560 539 30 108 16 3 13 169 36 1 4 1 1 15 0 4 135 21 .200 .227 .314 .541