Hall Of Fame manager Toshiharu Ueda passed away last weekend. He managed the Hankyu Braves from 1974-78 during which time the team won four Pacific League pennants and three Nippon Series Championships. He came back and managed the team again from 1981 to 1990 - the last two years of which the team was known as the Orix Braves. He also managed the Fighters from 1995-99. He was elected to the Hall Of Fame in 2003.