In 2003, he led the Hanshin Tigers to their first Central League pennant in 18 years before retiring for health reasons. In 2007, he managed the Japanese national team for the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
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- "星野仙一氏死去 がん闘病…「燃える男」「闘将」突然すぎる７０歳（スポニチアネックス） - Yahoo!ニュース". Yahoo!ニュース (in Japanese). Retrieved 5 January 2018.
- "Japan Olympic coach Hoshino won't return for WBC". ESPN. 23 October 2008. Retrieved 8 November 2010.
- Kyodo (5 January 2018). "Former NPB star pitcher, manager Senichi Hoshino dies at 70". The Japan Times. Retrieved 6 January 2018.
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Senichi Hoshino at Wikimedia Commons
- Sen'ichi Hoshino's official website (in Japanese)