Shinya Miyamoto

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Shinya Miyamoto
Miyamoto Shinya, Beijing 2008.jpg
Miyamoto playing for Japan in the 2008 Summer Olympics.
Born: (1970-11-05) November 5, 1970 (age 44)
Suita, Osaka, Japan
Batted: Right Threw: Right
Professional debut
NPB: April 11, 1995 for the Yakult Swallows
Last professional appearance
2013 for the Tokyo Yakult Swallows
NPB statistics
Batting average .282
Hits 1832
Home runs 57
RBI 503
Stolen bases 107
Career highlights and awards
Shinya Miyamoto
Medal record
Competitor for  Japan
Men's Baseball
Bronze medal – third place Athens 2004 Team Competition
World Baseball Classic
Gold medal – first place 2006 San Diego Team

Shinya Miyamoto (宮本 慎也 Miyamoto Shin'ya?, born November 5, 1970) is a former professional baseball player from Suita, Osaka, Japan. He played shortstop.

He was chosen as the captain of the Japanese olympic baseball team for the 2004 and 2008 Summer Olympics, and won a bronze medal in 2004. He was also part of the 2006 World Baseball Classic Japanese baseball team.

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