Akihiro Yano

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Akihiro Yano
Born: (1968-12-06) December 6, 1968 (age 46)
Hirano-ku, Osaka, Japan
Batted: Right Threw: Right
Professional debut
NPB: August 3, 1991 for the Chunichi Dragons
Last professional appearance
NPBA: May 8, 2010 for the Hanshin Tigers
NPB statistics
Batting average .274
Hits 1347
Home runs 112
RBIs 570
Last update: December 7, 2010
Yano playing for Japan in the 2008 Summer Olympics.

Akihiro Yano (矢野 燿大 Yano Akihiro?, real name: 矢野 輝弘, born December 6, 1968 in Uriwari, Hirano-ku, Osaka, Japan) is a former Japanese baseball player in Japan's Nippon Professional Baseball. He started his career as the Number 2 Draft pick with the Chunichi Dragons in 1991, and played for the Hanshin Tigers from 1998 until his retirement in 2010.