Yasuyuki Kataoka

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Yasuyuki Kataoka
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Kataoka with the Yomiuri Giants
Yomiuri Giants – No. 70
Born: (1983-02-17) February 17, 1983 (age 36)
Chiba, Japan
Bats: Right Throws: Right
NPB debut
March 26, 2005, for the Seibu Lions
NPB statistics
(through 2016 season)
Batting average.266
Stolen bases320
As player

As coach

  • Yomiuri Giants (2018–)
Career highlights and awards
Last updated on: December 17, 2017
Yasuyuki Kataoka
Medal record
Representing  Japan
Men's Baseball
World Baseball Classic
Gold medal – first place 2009 Los Angeles Team

Yasuyuki Kataoka (片岡 易之, Kataoka Yasuyuki, born February 17, 1983 in Hanamigawa-ku, Chiba, Japan) is a Japanese Nippon Professional Baseball player with the Yomiuri Giants in Japan's Central League.

His wife is a Japanese tarento Becky.[1]


  1. ^ a b Kishimoto, Yu (13 February 2019). "TV personality Becky tweets she has married Yomiuri Giants coach Kataoka". Mainichi Daily News. Tokyo. Retrieved 17 February 2019.

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