Ryosuke Hirata

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Ryosuke Hirata
Hirata with the Chunichi Dragons
Chunichi Dragons – No. 6
Born: (1988-03-23) March 23, 1988 (age 30)
Bats: Right Throws: Right
NPB debut
2006, for the Chunichi Dragons
NPB statistics
(through 2018)
Batting average.272
Home runs93
Career highlights and awards

Ryosuke Hirata (平田 良介, born March 23, 1988 in Osaka, Japan) is a Japanese professional baseball outfielder for the Chunichi Dragons in Japan's Nippon Professional Baseball. He has played for the Dragons since 2006.


Hirata attended Osaka Tōin High School and was a member of the team that advanced to the semi-finals of the 2005 national championships. and tied Kazuhiro Kiyohara's record of 5 home runs at the tournament. He hit a total of 70 home runs during his three years of high school. He was drafted by the Dragons in the first round of the 2005 rookie draft.[1]

He selected 2018 NPB All-Star game [jp].[2]


  1. ^ "2005年 中日ドラゴンズ" [2005 Chunichi Dragons] (in Japanese). Retrieved 6 November 2015.
  2. ^ "マイナビオールスターゲーム2018 出場者". NPB.jp 日本野球機構 (in Japanese). July 3, 2018.

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