Hatsuhiko Tsuji

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Hatsuhiko Tsuji
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Chunichi Dragons – No. 85
Infielder / Coach
Born: (1958-10-24) October 24, 1958 (age 56)
Batted: Right Threw: Right
Professional debut
NPB: April 3, 1984 for the Seibu Lions
Last professional appearance
October 14, 1999 for the Yakult Swallows
Teams

As Player

As Coach

Career highlights and awards
  • NPB All-Star (1986, 1988 - 1994, 1996)
  • Best Nine Award (1986, 1989, 1991 - 1993)
  • 8× Golden Glove Award (1986, 1988 - 1994)
  • 1× Pacific League batting champion (1993)

Hatsuhiko Tsuji (辻 発彦, born October 24, 1958 in Saga, Japan) was a professional baseball player for the Seibu Lions in Nippon Professional Baseball. During his career, he was well known as a skillful second baseman.

Career statistics[edit]

  • Bolded figures are League-leading
Year Team Number G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB SB SF BB
+HBP
SO BA
(Place)
1984 Seibu Lions 5 41 91 13 19 5 0 3 10 2 6 0 11 13 .209
1985 110 251 45 69 11 4 5 35 27 15 5 39 26 .275
1986 130 425 65 126 19 5 7 57 35 23 5 44 63 .296(13)
1987 51 125 9 25 5 1 2 9 10 4 0 7 21 .200
1988 130 419 45 110 19 1 3 39 13 9 1 31 51 .263(23)
1989 130 437 58 133 12 5 3 52 33 9 5 39 33 .304(7)
1990 130 421 59 112 17 2 3 39 31 22 2 53 38 .266(22)
1991 129 498 61 135 27 2 8 43 16 20 2 51 48 .271(14)
1992 123 474 66 135 23 4 6 48 23 11 1 67 38 .285(14)
1993 110 429 68 137 26 5 3 31 14 10 5 57 37 .319(1)
1994 105 412 63 121 21 1 4 45 9 2 5 39 51 .294(8)
1995 107 307 31 73 8 2 2 20 7 13 1 49 30 .238
1996 Yakult Swallows 8 103 400 59 133 9 2 2 41 9 1 2 53 46 .333(2)
1997 85 279 33 73 10 1 2 18 6 6 1 22 37 .262
1998 61 168 20 51 5 0 3 18 6 0 2 12 17 .304
1999 17 51 4 10 0 0 0 5 1 1 0 6 7 .196
Carer Total 1562 5187 699 1462 217 35 56 510 242 152 37 580 556 .282

Titles and Awards[edit]

  • Batting Champion : Once (1993)[1]
  • On-Base Percentage Champion : Once (1993)
  • Golden Glove : 8 times (1996, 1998-1994)[1]
  • Best Nine : 5 times (1986, 1989, 1991–1993)[1]
  • All Star appearance : 9 times (1986, 1988–1994, 1996)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Yakult Swallows Players: Hatsuhiko Tsuji". Latham's 1998 Guide to Japanese Baseball. Retrieved 2009-04-05. 

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