EDA Rhinos baseball team manager Hsu dies aged 55
The China Post news staffTAIPEI, Taiwan -- Hsu Sheng-ming (徐生明), manager of the Chinese Professional Baseball League's (CPBL) EDA Rhinos baseball team, died after suffering from a heart attack in Taipei, yesterday. He was 55.
August 25, 2013, 12:03 am TWN
According to local media reports, Hsu was jogging near his home in Taipei after his team's match when he collapsed from a heart attack.
Hsu was diagnosed with serious kidney illness in 2004. Despite his illness, he led Chinese Taipei, Taiwan's national baseball team, to the Athens Summer Olympics in 2004. His health condition stabilized after he received a kidney transfer. His brother was the donor.
Hsu was chosen as the CPBL Manager of the Year three years in a row from 1997 to 1999 for his leadership at the now-disbanded Wei Chuan Dragons.