Tōru Mori

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Tōru Mori (森 徹, Mori Tōru, 3 November 1935 – 6 February 2014) was a Japanese professional baseball player.

Tōru Mori
Toru Mori from Weekly baseball March 13 1961 issue Scan10010 160913.jpg
Born: (1935-11-03)3 November 1935
Manchukuo, Empire of Japan
Died: 6 February 2014(2014-02-06) (aged 78)
Tokyo, Japan
Batted: Right Threw: Right
NPB debut
April 5, 1958, for the Chunichi Dragons
Last NPB appearance
Career statistics
Batting average.251
Home runs189
Runs batted in585
As player

As manager

  • Tokyo Dragons (1969)
Career highlights and awards
Last updated on: 11 January 2016

Born in Manchuria, he was brought up in Hakodate, Hokkaido, but later moved to Tokyo. He started his baseball career playing for the Waseda University team, before turning professional by joining the Chunichi Dragons.

Personal lifeEdit

His son, Takeshi Mori, is an anime director, and his daughter, Iku Mori, is a jazz singer.[citation needed]

He died on 6 February 2014 from hepatocellular carcinoma, aged 78.[1]


  1. ^ 元中日4番・森徹氏、78歳で死去 (in Japanese). Sports Hochi. Archived from the original on 8 February 2014. Retrieved 15 February 2014.

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