Ibata with the Yomiuri Giants
|Yomiuri Giants – No. 82|
|Infielder / Coach|
|Born:May 12, 1975|
|September 8, 1998, for the Chunichi Dragons|
|Runs batted in||510|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Last updated on: January 3, 2016|
Hirokazu Ibata (Japanese:井端 弘和, born May 12, 1975 in Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan) was a Japanese professional baseball player in Japan's Nippon Professional Baseball. He played second base for the Yomiuri Giants and short stop for the Chunichi Dragons but is able to play at other positions.
- "Longtime Dragons star Ibata retires at age 40". Japan Times. 24 October 2015. Retrieved 6 June 2016.
- Nippon Professional Baseball career statistics from JapaneseBaseball.com
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference (Minors)
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