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Saibu Gas to name Yasuhiko Sugimoto as their manager

by on Dec.27, 2011 @ 10:13 am, under Industrial

The media learned on Monday that Saibu Gas will be naming Yasuhiko Sugimoto (52) the manager for their new baseball team.

Sugimoto managed the Nippon Tsuun (Nippon Express Co) Industrial League team for nine years beginning in 1992 and helped guide them to the Inter-city Tournament finals twice (1993, 1997).  He was also the manager for the national team in 2005 (Asia Baseball Championship) and 2009 (IBAF World Cup).

UPDATE @ 10:25pm - The Saibu Gas team will begin with a total 18 members.

See also:

Saibu Gas planning to establish a new baseball club in April 2012