Shigeo Yaegashi

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Shigeo Yaegashi
Personal information
Full name Shigeo Yaegashi
Date of birth (1933-03-24)March 24, 1933
Place of birth Daejeon, Japan
Date of death May 2, 2011(2011-05-02) (aged 78)
Place of death Tama Tōkyō, Japan
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Forward
Youth career
Morioka First High School
Chūō University
Waseda University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1958–1969 Furukawa Electric 51 (14)
National team
1956–1968 Japan 45 (11)
Teams managed
1967–1969 Furukawa Electric
1970–? Japan Youth
1977–1978 Fujitsu
1985–1988 Fujitsu

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (goals)
Olympic medal record
Men's Football
Bronze medal – third place 1968 Mexico City Team competition

Shigeo Yaegashi (八重樫 茂生 Yaegashi Shigeo?) (March 24, 1933 – May 2, 2011) was a Japanese football player.

Yaegashi was born in Daejeon, Japan but raised in Iwate. He won a bronze medal in the team competition at the 1968 Summer Olympics.[1][2] He died in Tama, Tokyo.



  1. ^ "Shigeo Yaegashi Biography and Statistics". Sports Reference. Retrieved 2009-10-27. 
  2. ^ "八重樫茂生 (Shigeo Yaegashi)" (in Japanese). Retrieved 5 October 2010.