Yuichi Matsumoto

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Yuichi Matsumoto
20111015 Yuuichi Matsumoto, outfielder of the Tokyo Yakult Swallows, at Yokohama Stadium.jpg
Tokyo Yakult Swallows – No. 82
First baseman/Outfielder/Coach
Born: (1980-12-18) December 18, 1980 (age 38)
São Paulo, Brazil
Bats: Left Throws: Left
As player

As coach

  • Tokyo Yakult Swallows (2016–present)

Daniel Yuichi Matsumoto (松元 ユウイチ, Matsumoto Yūichi, born December 18, 1980) is a Brazilian professional baseball first baseman who plays for the Tokyo Yakult Swallows in Nippon Professional Baseball.

He was born in São Paulo, in 1980. He joined the Yakult Swallows in 1999, and acquired Japanese nationality in 2004.[1]

He represented Brazil at the 2002 Intercontinental Cup and 2013 World Baseball Classic.


  1. ^ "日系ブラジル人のユウイチ WBCブラジル代表に内定" (in Japanese). Sports Nippon. 2012-09-21. Retrieved 2013-03-13.

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