Founded the pro team Nagoya and in 1937 he helped build Korakuen Stadium
* High School Yokohama Shogyo, Meiji Gakuin
* School Waseda University
* Born March 11, 1884 in Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan
* Died January 13, 1946
Atsushi Kono was a pitcher at Waseda in all 26 games of their 1905 American tour, he brought back the windup and "slow ball" pitching. In 1936, he founded the pro team Nagoya and in 1937 he helped build Korakuen Stadium.By BR Bullpen
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