Koji Akiyama

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Koji Akiyama
秋山 幸二
Outfielder / Manager
Born: (1962-04-06) April 6, 1962 (age 55)
Miyahara, Kumamoto, Japan
Batted: Right Threw: Right
NPB debut
September 29, 1981, for the Seibu Lions
Last appearance
October 6, 2002, for the Fukuoka Daiei Hawks
NPB statistics
Batting average .270
Hits 2157
RBIs 1312
Teams

As player

As coach

  • Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks (20052008)

As manager

  • Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks (20092014)
Member of the Japanese
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Inducted 2014

Koji Akiyama (秋山 幸二 Akiyama Kōji, born April 6, 1962 in Miyahara, Kumamoto) is a retired Japanese professional baseball player. He played for the Seibu Lions and the Fukuoka Daiei Hawks (currently the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks) in Japan's Nippon Professional Baseball. He replaced Sadaharu Oh on October 8, 2008 as manager of the Hawks.

Career statistics[edit]

Year Team Squad
number
G AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI SB BB+HBP SO BA
1981 Seibu Lions 71 3 5 1 1 0 1 0 3 0 0 1 2 .200
1982 24 Played at San Jose Bees to train
1983 Played at San Jose Bees to train
1984 54 140 16 33 5 2 4 54 14 6 13 32 .236
1985 130 468 93 118 16 0 40 254 93 17 70 115 .252
1986 130 492 88 132 19 3 41 280 115 21 63 94 .268
1987 1 130 496 82 130 13 2 43 276 94 38 51 102 .262
1988 130 517 93 151 23 2 38 292 103 20 58 132 .292
1989 130 478 92 144 24 4 31 269 99 31 73 93 .301
1990 130 476 84 122 16 0 35 243 91 51 73 120 .256
1991 116 455 97 135 23 3 35 269 88 21 55 96 .297
1992 130 480 92 142 26 2 31 265 89 13 83 114 .296
1993 127 470 67 116 23 4 30 237 72 9 65 136 .247
1994 Daiei Hawks 129 473 93 120 26 5 24 228 73 26 90 125 .254
1995 122 476 61 127 25 1 21 217 66 13 48 101 .264
1996 121 466 53 140 27 0 9 194 66 13 41 78 .300
1997 97 371 46 91 20 2 12 151 52 11 47 62 .245
1998 115 423 43 110 32 4 10 180 49 7 46 76 .260
1999 113 386 41 99 16 2 12 155 44 3 30 83 .256
2000 124 427 44 112 23 1 5 152 48 2 51 63 .262
2001 82 269 31 77 13 3 11 129 32 1 18 43 .286
2002 76 229 14 57 7 0 5 79 25 0 9 45 .249
Career Total 2189 7997 1231 2157 377 41 437 3927 1312 303 985 1712 .270

Bolded figures are league leading

Titles and Accomplishments[edit]

  • Home Run Champion : once (1987)
  • Stolen Bases Champion : once (1990)
  • Decisive RBIs Champion : 4 times (1985,1987)
  • Best Nine : 8 times (1986–1993)
  • Golden Glove : 11 times (1987–1996,1999)
  • Matsutaro Shoriki Award : once (1991)
  • Japan Series MVP : Twice (1991, 1999)
  • Hitting for the cycle : once (Jul 13, 1989)
  • 400 HR and 300 SB (Only one other player in history)
  • 30 HR and 50 SB in single season (only he achieved)
  • 18 consecutive year's appearance at All-Star Game (1985–2002) (The longest for consecutive record)

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Awards
Preceded by
Masaaki Mori
Matsutaro Shoriki Award
1991
Succeeded by
Takehiro Ishii