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Makoto Sasaki to become next NTT Nishi Nihon manager

by on Dec.24, 2011 @ 12:54 am, under Industrial

The media learned on Thursday that Makoto Sasaki (46) will be promoted from batting coach to manager of NTT Nishi Nihon (Industrial League).  Current manager Tetsuya Hashimoto (47) will be retiring in order to focus his attention on his work at the parent company.

UPDATE 12/26 @ 11:44pm - NTT Nishi Nihon officially announced today that Sasaki will be taking over as their new manager, effective 1/1/2012.