Ken Katoh

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Ken Katoh
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Yomiuri Giants – No. 40
Born: (1981-03-23) March 23, 1981 (age 33)
Niigata, Japan
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Professional debut
NPB: September 27, 2000 for the Yomiuri Giants
NPB statistics
(through 2013 season)
Batting average .197
Hits 37
RBIs 20
Last update: 4 November 2013

Ken Katoh (加藤 健 Katoh Ken?, born March 23, 1981 in Niigata, Japan) is a Nippon Professional Baseball player for the Yomiuri Giants in Japan's Central League.

When he played in Nippon Series on November 1, 2012, Kazuhito Tadano was thrown out of the game because Koichi Yanada, the umpire-in-chief in the game, judged that Tadano threw a bean ball to his face. However, replays showed that the ball did not hit his face.[1]


  1. ^ "Giants crush Fighters, take 3-2 lead in Japan Series". Japan Times. Retrieved 2013-03-29. 

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