Norifumi Nishimura

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Norifumi Nishimura
西村 徳文
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Orix Buffaloes – No. 77
Infielder, Outfielder, Manager
Born: (1960-01-09) January 9, 1960 (age 57)
Kushima, Miyazaki
Batted: Switch Threw: Right
NPB debut
1982, for the Chiba Lotte Marines
Last NPB appearance
1997, for the Chiba Lotte Marines
NPB statistics
Batting average .272
Hits 1,298
Runs batted in 326

As player

As manager

As coach

Career highlights and awards
  • 1990 batting title
Last updated on: 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