Yutaka Ohno

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Yutaka Ohno
Ohno Yutaka, Beijing 2008.jpg
Ohno as pitching coach for Japan in the 2008 Summer Olympics.
Pitcher / Coach
Born: (1955-08-30) August 30, 1955 (age 62)
Izumo, Shimane, Japan
Batted: Left Threw: Left
NPB debut
September 4, 1977, for the Hiroshima Toyo Carp
Last NPB appearance
September 27, 1988, for the Hiroshima Toyo Carp
NPB statistics
Win-Loss 148-100
Saves 138
ERA 2.90
Strikeouts 1733
Teams

As Player

As Coach

  • Hiroshima Toyo Carp (1999, 2010 – 2012)
Career highlights and awards
Member of the Japanese
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Induction 2013
Last updated on: 29 August 2009

Yutaka Ohno (大野 豊, Ohno Yutaka), (born August 30, 1955) is a former Japanese baseball player of the Hiroshima Toyo Carp of Japan's Central League.

He was one of the most famous Japanese left-handed pitchers.

He was born in Izumo, Shimane.

He was known as the man from "a Japanese version of baseball played with a hard rubber ball" (軟式野球, Nanshiki-Yakyū).

He led his team into five Japan Series and winning three title (1979, 1980 and 1984).

Career[edit]

  • 1st pitch on September 4, 1977.
  • 1st win on August 12, 1978.
  • Best ERA (1988 and 1997).
  • Relief Man of the Year Award winner (1991).
  • Greatest Number of Saves (1991 and 1992).
  • Sawamura Award winner (1988).
  • 148 W, 138 S, 59 CG, 19 Shutout and 1733 K.
  • Hiroshima Carp Pitching Coach (1999).
  • Japan national baseball team Pitching Coach at the Athens Olympics (from 2003 to 2004).
  • Japan national baseball team Pitching Coach at the Beijing Olympics (from 2007 to 2008).

statistics[edit]

Year Team No. GP W L S IP K ERA Titles
1977 Hiroshima 60 1 0 0 0 0.3 0 135.00
1978 57 41 3 1 0 74.3 54 3.77
1979 57 58 5 5 2 105.3 64 3.86 League Champion, Japan Series Champion
1980 24 49 7 2 1 109.7 76 2.70 League Champion, Japan Series Champion
1981 24 57 8 4 11 111.0 78 2.68
1982 24 57 10 7 11 106.3 82 2.63
1983 24 49 7 10 9 115.3 89 3.51
1984 24 24 10 5 2 147.0 95 2.94 League Champion, Japan Series Champion
1985 24 32 10 7 2 161.7 86 4.06
1986 24 15 6 5 0 92.0 63 2.74 League Champion
1987 24 25 13 5 0 159.7 145 2.93
1988 24 24 13 7 0 185.0 183 1.70 Best ERA, Sawamura Award winner
1989 24 19 8 6 0 145.7 139 1.92
1990 24 27 5 11 3 125.0 118 3.17
1991 24 37 6 2 26 46.3 58 1.17 Relief Man of the Year Award winner, Greatest Number of Saves, League Champion
1992 24 42 5 3 26 59.0 77 1.98 Greatest Number of Saves
1993 24 31 3 1 23 38.0 46 2.37
1994 24 42 4 2 18 48.7 38 2.40
1995 24 22 7 5 4 102.7 66 3.07
1996 24 19 5 4 0 119.0 72 3.93
1997 24 23 9 6 0 135.7 80 2.85 Best ERA
1998 24 13 3 2 0 43.3 24 2.91
TOTALS - 707 148 100 138 2231.0 1733 2.90 -

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