Yukio Tanaka (baseball)

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Yukio Tanaka
Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters – No. 72
Coach
Born: (1967-12-14) December 14, 1967 (age 49)
Miyazaki, Japan
Bats: Right Throws: Right
debut
June 10, 1986, for the Nippon Ham Fighters
Teams

As Player

As Coach

  • Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters (2010–Present)

Yukio Tanaka (田中 幸雄, Tanaka Yukio, born December 14, 1967 in Miyakonojō, Miyazaki) is a former Japanese baseball player for the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters. He played baseball for Fighters during all 22 years in his professional career. He was nicknamed "Mr. Fighters". On May 15, 2007, he hit his 2000th Career Hit during a match against Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles. He retired in 2007.

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