Makoto Kozuru

 

 

Age: 80

 

Summary: Japanese star baseball player known as the "Japanese Joe DiMaggio" who holds the Japanese season records for most RBI (161) and runs (143) in a single season.

 

 

Cause of Death: Heart failure

 

Born: December 17, 1922

 

Died: June 2, 2003

 

Location: Tokyo, Japan