Hiroshi Yamauchi



Age: 85


Summary: former president of Nintendo for more than 30 years from 1949 to 2002 who had led the Japanese company's transition from traditional playing-card maker to video game giant, but who bought the Seattle Mariners in 1992 to save them from moving to Florida.



Cause of Death: Pneumonia


Born: November 7, 1927


Died: September 19, 2013


Location: Kyoto City, Japan