|Shortstop/Second Baseman/Third baseman/Coach|
|April 8, 1988, for the Chunichi Dragons|
|Last NPB appearance|
|24 October, 2009, for the Chunichi Dragons|
|Career statistics |
(through 2009 season)
|Runs batted in||1037|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Member of the Japanese|
|Baseball Hall of Fame|
Kazuyoshi Tatsunami (立浪 和義 Tatsunami Kazuyoshi, born August 19, 1969 in Settsu, Osaka) is a former Japanese professional baseball player for the Nippon Professional Baseball Chunichi Dragons, having played his professional career for them since his debut in 1988. He was drafted in the first round in the 1987 NPB Draft.
After the 2009 season, Tatsunami retired, having seen his skills and playing time diminish for the last few seasons. He retired with a career .285 batting average, 171 home runs, 1,037 RBI, and 2,480 hits.
- "Kazuyoshi Tatsunami, Hiroshi Gondo and Haruo Wakimura elected to Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame". Japan Times. 2019-01-15. Retrieved 2019-01-21.
- Nippon Professional Baseball career statistics from JapaneseBaseball.com
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference (Minors)
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