Sunday, March 11, 2012

Deaf man awarded for his efforts as certified umpire

Nakai Ryokichi (69) won the gratitude prize from the Wakayama Prefecture Softball Association on March 4. He was praised for his contribution in promotion of softball activities for many years.

Ryokichi, born Deaf, has been a certified referee for 33 years and supported the players with an exact judgment in a softball game.

More at http://deafjapan.blogspot.com/2012/03/deaf-man-awarded-for-his-efforts-as.html