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[9/2/2014] Saibi High School baseball manager passes away

by on Sep.02, 2014 @ 1:58 pm, under High School

Saibi High School baseball manager Masanori Joko died of bile duct cancer earlier today at 9:15am at a hospital in Toon, Ehime. He was sixty-seven.

According to people close to the situation, Joko had to be hospitalized when his condition worsened in mid-August. He appeared to be okay in July during the Ehime Tournament. He also made headlines last year as Tomohiro Anraku's manager.

Source: Nikkan Sports 9/2/2014Nikkan Sports 9/2/2014