Mitsuru Manaka

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Mitsuru Manaka
Outfielder / Manager
Born: (1971-01-06) January 6, 1971 (age 47)
Tochigi, Tochigi, Japan
Batted: Left Threw: Left
NPB debut
September 3, 1993, for the Yakult Swallows
Last NPB appearance
October 12, 2008, for the Tokyo Yakult Swallows
NPB statistics
(through 2002)
Batting average .286
Home runs 54
Hits 1122

As player

As manager

As coach

Career highlights and awards
Last updated on: 19 January 2014

Mitsuru Manaka (真中 満, born January 6, 1971 in Tochigi, Tochigi, Japan) is a former Nippon Professional Baseball outfielder. On October 8, 2014, he was named manager of the Tokyo Yakult Swallows, replacing Junji Ogawa. Manaka had previously been managing the Swallows' farm team.[1]


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