Tsutomu Wakamatsu

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Tsutomu Wakamatsu
Outfielder
Born: (1947-04-17) April 17, 1947 (age 70)
Rumoi, Hokkaidō, Japan
Batted: Left Threw: Right
NPB debut
1971, for the Yakult Atoms
Last appearance
1989, for the Yakult Swallows
Career statistics
Batting average .319
Home runs 220
Hits 2,173
Runs batted in 884
Teams

As Player

As Coach

As Manager

Career highlights and awards

Tsutomu Wakamatsu (若松 勉, Wakamatsu Tsutomu, born April 17, 1947 in Hokkaidō) was a Japanese baseball player, coach, and manager for the Yakult Swallows in Nippon Professional Baseball. He batted left-handed, and threw right-handed. His number 1 is honoured by the Swallows.

Awards and accomplishments[edit]

  • MVP (1978)
  • 2x Batting Title (1972,1977)
  • 9x Best Nine Award (1972–1974, 1976–1980, 1984)
  • Golden Glove Award (1977, 1978)
  • Championship Series MVP (1978)
  • 11x times All-Star selection(1972–1980, 1983, 1984)
  • 2x All-Star games MVP (1973, 1977)

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