Norifumi Nishimura

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Norifumi Nishimura
西村 徳文
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Infielder, Outfielder, Manager
Born: (1960-01-09) January 9, 1960 (age 55)
Kushima, Miyazaki
Batted: Switch Threw: Right
Professional debut
NPB: 1982 for the Chiba Lotte Marines
Last professional appearance
NPB: 1997 for the Chiba Lotte Marines
NPB statistics
Batting average .272
Hits 1,298
Runs batted in 326

As player

As manager

Career highlights and awards
  • 1990 batting title
Last update: 24 November 2009

Norifumi Nishimura (西村 徳文 Nishimura Norifumi?, born January 9, 1960 in Kushima, Miyazaki) is a former Nippon Professional Baseball player and current manager. Nishimura spent the entirety of his 16-year playing career with the Chiba Lotte Marines. After retiring, he coached for the team until being named the successor to former Marines-manager Bobby Valentine in late 2009.

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Bobby Valentine
Chiba Lotte Marines manager
Succeeded by
Tsutomu Ito