Acey Kohrogi

Former Director of Asian Operations for Los Angeles Dodgers

Welcoming Nomo Nomo's impact on later Japanese players Nomo's personality Nomo attendance boost Dodgers relationship with Japan Walter O’Malley’s philosophy

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Acey Kohrogi, formerly Director of Asian Operations for Los Angeles Dodgers and assistant to Peter O’Malley, owner of the Dodgers, for 20 years, is currently working for MVP Sports Group, serving as the firm's head of Asian operations. Kohrogi spent two decades with the Dodger organization and helped them attract the likes of Major League Baseball stars Hideo Nomo, Takashi Saito, Hiroki Kuroda, Chan Ho Park and Hong-Chi Kuo. His interview for Discover Nikkei was conducted in conjunction with Dodgers—Brotherhood of the Game, the exhibition at the Japanese American National Museum. (September 2014)

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