Kenjiro Nomura

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Kenjiro Nomura
Kenjiro Nomura in 2010.05.05.JPG
Manager / Infielder
Born: (1966-09-19) September 19, 1966 (age 50)
Saiki, Ōita, Japan
Batted: Left Threw: Right
NPB debut
April 9, 1989, for the Hiroshima Carp
Last NPB appearance
October 12, 2005, for the Hiroshima Carp
NBP statistics
Batting average .285
Hits 2020
Runs batted in 765
Stolen Bases 250
Home runs 169
Teams

As Player

As Manager

  • Hiroshima Toyo Carp (2010–2014)
Career highlights and awards
Kenjiro Nomura
Medal record
Men's baseball
Representing  Japan
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1988 Seoul Team
Asian Baseball Championship
Silver medal – second place 1999 Seoul Team

Kenjiro Nomura (野村 謙二郎 Nomura Kenjirō?, born September 19, 1966) is a retired Japanese baseball player. He was with the Hiroshima Toyo Carp of Japan's Central League.

He was born in Saiki, Ōita.

He led his team into League Champion (1991).

His number #7, one of the Honored Numbers of Hiroshima Carp.

Career[edit]

  • 1st play on April 9, 1989.
  • 1st stolen base on April 12, 1989.
  • 1st hit on May 4, 1989.
  • 1st RBI on May 4, 1989.
  • 1st home run on April 15, 1990.
  • Greatest number of Hits (1994 and 1995).
  • SB Award winner (1990, 1991 and 1994).
  • Best nine of the year (1991, 1995 and 1996).
  • Golden Glove Award winner (1995).
  • 169 HR, 765 RBI, 2020 H, 250 SB.
  • Last game on October 12, 2005.
  • Hiroshima Prefectural Prize of Honour (2005).

Statistics[edit]

Year Team No. GP AB R H 2H 3H HR RBI TB BB SB K BA Titles
1989 Hiroshima 7 88 151 29 39 4 5 0 12 53 10 21 21 .258
1990 Hiroshima 7 125 519 84 149 28 8 16 44 241 54 33 83 .287 SB Award winner
1991 Hiroshima 7 132 524 75 170 22 7 10 66 236 38 31 62 .324 SB Award winner, Best Nine Award, League Champion
1992 Hiroshima 7 130 545 89 157 22 5 14 63 231 61 21 73 .288
1993 Hiroshima 7 130 556 67 148 21 1 14 48 213 44 12 83 .266
1994 Hiroshima 7 130 558 77 169 20 4 10 61 227 49 37 75 .303 Greatest number of Hits, SB Award winner
1995 Hiroshima 7 131 550 109 173 29 5 32 75 308 59 30 60 .315 Greatest number of Hits, Gold Glove Award winner, Best Nine Award
1996 Hiroshima 7 124 514 77 150 30 3 12 68 222 43 8 63 .292 Best Nine Award
1997 Hiroshima 7 131 540 81 151 25 0 13 52 215 59 26 68 .280
1998 Hiroshima 7 135 561 75 158 26 4 14 49 234 44 15 63 .282
1999 Hiroshima 7 101 350 37 102 20 1 6 42 142 35 2 34 .291
2000 Hiroshima 7 61 208 15 50 4 1 2 17 62 18 1 22 .240
2001 Hiroshima 7 117 403 35 110 18 1 9 53 157 31 7 59 .273
2002 Hiroshima 7 85 175 14 37 4 0 3 11 50 9 1 33 .211
2003 Hiroshima 7 94 310 25 85 8 0 5 32 108 28 3 49 .274
2004 Hiroshima 7 107 359 27 97 18 2 5 43 134 27 1 48 .270
2005 Hiroshima 7 106 272 19 75 14 0 4 29 101 19 1 42 .276
TOTALS - 1927 7095 935 2020 313 47 169 765 2934 628 250 938 .285 -
  • Kansas City Royals

On Aug. 12, 2016, Kenjiro became a special advisor to the Kansas City Royals baseball operations.

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