Hideji Katō

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Hideji Katō
Chunichi Dragons – No. 75
First baseman / Coach
Born: (1948-05-24) May 24, 1948 (age 69)
Haibara District, Shizuoka, Japan
Batted: Left Threw: Left
1969, for the Hankyu Braves
Last appearance
1987, for the Nankai Hawks
Career statistics
Batting average .297
Home runs 347
Hits 2,055
Runs batted in 1,268
Career highlights and awards

Hideji Katō (加藤 秀司, Katō Hideji) (born May 24, 1948) is a Japanese former professional baseball first baseman in Nippon Professional Baseball. He played for the Hankyu Braves from 1969 to 1982, Hiroshima Toyo Carp in 1983, Kintetsu Buffaloes from 1984 to 1985, Yomiuri Giants in 1986 and the Nankai Hawks in 1987.[1] He was the Pacific League MVP in 1975.