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Norihiro Nakamura was born in Osaka
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Total Players Listed157Major Leaguers12Active Players2
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PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Tateki AbeP5-10 176 R-R 1986-09-03 Osaka,Japan Intl2013-2015-      
Takuma AchiraP6-2 209 R-R 1992-11-20 Osaka,Japan Intl2016-2017-      
Hisashi AikyohP5-9 158 R-R 1976-12-04 Osaka,Japan Intl2002-2006-      
Yusuke AkitoshiIF6-1 180 L-R Osaka,Japan NCAA2015-2016-     Cal St Northridge, Skagit Valley Col  
Hideki AsaiP5-10 169 R-R 1984-01-01 Osaka,Japan Intl2003-2010-      
Hideto Asamura1B5-11 172 R-R 1990-11-12 Osaka,Japan Intl2010-2017-      
Jang Ji ChoP6-1 210 R-R 1983-07-11 Osaka,Japan A+2005-2007-      
Yu DarvishP6-5 190 R-R 1986-08-16 Osaka,Japan MLB2005-20182012-2018
2012-   UDFA-TEX
  DL-60Chicago Cubs (A)
Yumezo DensakiP5-9 165 R-R 1993-- Osaka,Japan Ind2014-2016-     So.Arkansas U., Southwestern Oregon CC  
Kouichi EmotoP6-1 180 L-L 1966-07-05 Osaka,Japan A+1990-1990-      
Hitoshi FujieP5-10 161 R-R 1986-01-27 Osaka,Japan Ind2009-2016-      
Akihito FujiiC5-8 165 R-R 1976-06-18 Osaka,Japan Intl1999-2015-      
Shintaro FujinamiP6-6 189 R-R 1994-04-12 Osaka,Japan Intl2013-2017-      
Yoshiaki FujiokaP5-10 174 R-R 1985-03-12 Osaka,Japan Intl2006-2017-      
Jiro FujitateOF6-0 205 R-R 1971-06-22 Osaka,Japan Intl1990-2004-      
Satoshi FukudaP5-11 165 R-R 1983-09-12 Osaka,Japan Intl2006-2014-      
Takehiro FukudaP5-11 183 R-R 1983-04-09 Osaka,Japan Intl2010-2013-      
Tsuyoshi FukuiP5-9 158 L-L 1980-04-10 Osaka,Japan --      
Masakazu FukukawaC5-10 183 R-R 1976-12-29 Osaka,Japan Intl2003-2012-      
Shungo FukunagaP6-1 200 L-R 1994-05-14 Osaka,Japan Intl2015-2017-      
Chihiro HamanaIF6-0 158 L-R 1969-11-11 Osaka,Japan Intl1992-2004-      
Kei HashimotoP6-3 200 R-R 1979-09-05 Osaka,Japan A-2001-2001-      
Yuji HataP6-1 174 R-R 1983-06-03 Osaka,Japan Intl2002-2010-      
Hiroyasu HayashiOF5-7 168 L-L 1971-06-15 Osaka,Japan A+1995-1995-      
Manabu HiramotoP6-1 194 B-R 1979-01-08 Osaka,Japan Intl2004-2004-      
PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Ryosuke HirataOF5-9 185 R-R 1988-03-23 Osaka,Japan Intl2006-2017-      
Fumiya HojoH5-9 158 R-R 1994-07-29 Osaka,Japan Intl2015-2017-      
Nobutoshi IdoOF6-0 176 B-R 1976-12-28 Osaka,Japan RK2002-2004-      
Keisuke ImaiP6-0 176 R-R 1987-05-24 Osaka,Japan Intl2009-2017-      
Nobutaka ImamuraP5-10 171 L-L 1994-03-15 Osaka,Japan Intl2013-2017-      
Toshiaki InubushiC6-1 198 R-R 1972-04-24 Osaka,Japan Intl1996-2004-      
Yuki IwamiP5-10 170 L-L 1987-01-25 Osaka,Japan Intl2011-2013-     Asia U.  
Tsutomu IwamotoP6-1 191 R-R 1971-05-11 Osaka,Japan Intl1991-2005-      
Minoru IwataP5-10 195 L-L 1983-10-31 Osaka,Japan Intl2006-2017-      
Yusuke KajimotoIF5-10 165 R-R 1983-12-18 Osaka,Japan Ind2004-2017-      
Takayuki KanamoriP6-1 176 R-R 1985-07-24 Osaka,Japan Intl2007-2016-      
Takeshi KanekoP6-2 198 R-R 1993-02-25 Osaka,Japan Intl2015-2016-      
Daiyu KanemuraP6-0 194 R-R 1983-06-13 Osaka,Japan Intl2009-2009-      
Shingo KawabataIF6-1 176 L-R 1987-10-16 Osaka,Japan Intl2006-2016-      
Takashi KawaiP6-0 172 L-L 1976-09-16 Osaka,Japan Intl1999-2016-      
Shohgo KimuraIF6-1 165 L-R 1980-04-16 Osaka,Japan Intl2003-2017-      
Tatsuhiko KinjyohOF5-10 187 B-R 1976-07-27 Osaka,Japan Intl1999-2015-      
Mamoru KishidaP5-10 160 R-R 1981-05-10 Osaka,Japan Intl2006-2017-      
Toshiyuki KitagawaIF5-9 163 L-R 1979-01-08 Osaka,Japan Intl2003-2009-      
Kazuhiro KiyoharaP6-3 229 R-R 1967-08-18 Osaka,Japan Intl1986-2008-      
Tatsuya KojimaP5-10 158 L-L 1985-10-07 Osaka,Japan Intl2007-2015-      
Gohta KunikiP6-0 178 L-L 1984-01-31 Osaka,Japan Intl2004-2004-      
Yuki KuniyoshiP6-4 211 R-R 1991-09-24 Osaka,Japan Intl2011-2017-      
Hiroki KurodaP6-2 174 R-R 1975-02-10 Osaka,Japan MLB1997-20162008-2014
2007-   UDFA-LAN
  International  
Masumi KuwataP5-9 176 R-R 1968-04-01 Osaka,Japan MLB1986-20072007-2007
2006-   UDFA-PIT
   
PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Kenta MaedaP6-0 154 R-R 1988-04-11 Osaka,Japan MLB2008-20182016-2018
2016-   UDFA-LAN
  ActiveLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)
Shingo MaedaIF5-11 172 R-R 1980-03-27 Osaka,Japan Intl2002-2004-      
Yuji MaedaP5-11 148 L-L 1986-01-10 Osaka,Japan Intl2010-2015-      
Katsuhiko MaekawaP6-2 209 L-L 1978-09-25 Osaka,Japan AAA1997-2009-      
Naoki MatobaC6-0 191 R-R 1977-05-09 Osaka,Japan Intl2000-2011-      
Hyuma MatsuiIF5-11 209 R-R 1991-03-17 Osaka,Japan Intl2014-2017-      
Kazuo MatsuiSS5-10 185 B-R 1975-10-23 Osaka,Japan MLB1995-20172004-2010
2004-   UDFA-NYN
   
Takahiro MatsukawaP5-10 154 L-L 1985-04-28 Osaka,Japan --      
Kenta MatsusakaOF6-0 194 R-R 1985-08-16 Osaka,Japan Intl2007-2009-      
Hideyuki MatsutaniP6-0 163 R-R 1982-10-16 Osaka,Japan Intl2004-2004-      
Hajime Miki2B6-0 165 R-R 1977-04-25 Osaka,Japan Intl1997-2008-      
Hitoshi MikiP5-8 176 R-R 1982-08-08 Osaka,Japan Intl2005-2007-     Hachinohe U.  
Masashi MikiIF6-0 180 R-R 1979-09-13 Osaka,Japan Intl2003-2004-      
Ryo MikiIF5-8 171 R-R 1991-10-25 Osaka,Japan Intl2014-2017-      
Terufumi MishimaP5-11 158 R-R 1985-10-05 Osaka,Japan --      
Katsuhiko MiyajiOF5-9 165 L-L 1971-08-28 Osaka,Japan Intl2004-2006-      
Shinya MiyamotoIF5-10 154 R-R 1970-11-05 Osaka,Japan Intl1995-2013-      
Akio MizutaP6-1 172 R-R 1973-07-11 Osaka,Japan Intl1999-2010-      
Keisuke MizutaIF5-9 154 R-R 1980-11-04 Osaka,Japan Intl2001-2013-      
Tomoya MoriC5-6 176 L-R 1995-08-08 Osaka,Japan Intl2014-2017-      
Satoru MorimotoIF5-10 158 R-R 1978-01-06 Osaka,Japan Intl2004-2011-      
Daisuke MotokiIF6-0 183 R-R 1971-12-30 Osaka,Japan Intl1992-2004-      
Masashi MuneyukiOF5-10 185 R-R 1989-08-29 Osaka,Japan Ind2015-2015-      
Toru MurataP6-0 175 L-R 1985-05-20 Osaka,Japan MLB2011-20172015-2015
2010-   UDFA-CLE
  International  
Norihiro Nakamura3B6-0 202 R-R 1973-07-24 Osaka,Japan MLB1992-20142005-2005
2005-   UDFA-LAN
   
PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Takeya NakamuraIF5-9 209 R-R 1983-08-15 Osaka,Japan Intl2003-2017-      
Yutaka NakamuraOF5-9 176 R-R 1973-04-23 Osaka,Japan Intl1996-2006-      
Ren NakataP6-2 198 R-R 1990-07-21 Osaka,Japan Intl2010-2017-      
Ryoji Nakata1B5-7 254 L-R 1987-11-03 Osaka,Japan Intl2010-2014-      
Tsubasa NakataniIF5-10 165 L-R 1984-09-30 Osaka,Japan Intl2007-2010-      
Yuhei NakaushiroP5-11 158 L-L 1989-09-17 Osaka,Japan AAA2012-2018-     Free Agent  
Yusuke NishimiyaP5-10 187 L-L 1991-05-01 Osaka,Japan Intl2014-2017-      
Katsuhiro NishiuraOF6-2 198 R-R 1974-11-12 Osaka,Japan Intl1995-2004-      
Shuji NishiyamaC5-9 189 R-R 1967-07-07 Osaka,Japan Intl1989-2004-      
Hideo NomoP6-2 230 R-R 1968-08-31 Osaka,Japan MLB1990-20081995-2008
1995-   UDFA-LAN
   
Hiroyuki NomuraP6-1 198 L-L 1981-07-24 Osaka,Japan Intl2004-2004-      
Keiji ObikiIF5-10 176 R-R 1984-06-29 Osaka,Japan Intl2009-2017-      
Keiji OhbikiIF5-10 171 R-R 1984-06-29 Osaka,Japan Intl2007-2008-      
Heishu OhharaIF6-2 176 R-R 1984-04-16 Osaka,Japan Intl2004-2007-      
Takayuki OhnishiOF5-10 161 R-R 1971-07-02 Osaka,Japan Intl1996-2006-      
Koji OhnumaP5-11 161 R-R 1979-07-03 Osaka,Japan Intl2002-2008-      
Masatoshi OkadaC5-7 176 R-R 1989-06-30 Osaka,Japan Intl2014-2017-      
Katsunori OkamotoP5-10 183 R-R 1973-06-09 Osaka,Japan Intl1997-2005-      
Shota Omine3B5-10 185 R-R 1991-09-17 Osaka,Japan Intl2014-2017-      
Koji OnumaP5-10 179 R-R 1979-07-03 Osaka,Japan Intl2009-2011-      
Ryo OseP   L-L Osaka,Japan Ind2016-2016-      
Hiroyuki OzeOF5-11 161 L-R 1985-09-02 Osaka,Japan Intl2008-2009-      
Keiichi RiC6-1 172 R-R 1982-04-26 Osaka,Japan Intl2004-2004-      
Takahiro SaekiIF6-2 198 L-L 1970-04-18 Osaka,Japan Intl1993-2011-      
Masashi SajikiharaP6-1 187 R-R 1982-08-21 Osaka,Japan Intl2004-2010-      
PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Hideki SamejimaC5-11 169 R-R 1973-07-22 Osaka,Japan Intl1996-2004-      
Hiroki SanadaP6-0 176 R-R 1984-02-07 Osaka,Japan Intl2002-2014-      
Toshi SasaOF6-0 190 R-R 1980-06-24 Osaka,Japan Ind2004-2006-      
Kenichi SasakiP6-1 154 R-R 1973-06-07 Osaka,Japan A+1994-1994-      
Tomoya SayashiOF6-1 180 R-R 1980-05-06 Osaka,Japan Intl2004-2009-      
Yoshihiro SeoP5-11 180 R-R 1973-08-15 Osaka,Japan Ind1993-1993-      
Ryohei Shimabukuro1B6-1 205 L-R 1989-09-01 Osaka,Japan AAA2007-2017-      
Akio ShimizuP6-2 176 L-L 1975-09-09 Osaka,Japan Intl1998-2009-      
Ken ShinzatoC5-11 176 R-R 1981-04-12 Osaka,Japan Intl2004-2009-      
Takahiro ShiomiP6-0 170 L-L 1988-09-06 Osaka,Japan Intl2011-2017-      
Daisuke ShioyaP5-9 165 L-L 1976-09-06 Osaka,Japan Ind1998-2003-      
Yuta ShirahamaC6-0 158 R-R 1985-10-31 Osaka,Japan Intl2004-2017-      
Takatomi SogawaIF6-2 185 R-R 1977-05-29 Osaka,Japan Intl2002-2006-      
Kenta SudaP6-0 172 R-R 1989-07-22 Osaka,Japan A-2008-2009-      
Yuki SuzueC5-10 172 R-R 1979-09-29 Osaka,Japan Intl2004-2004-      
Koji TaharaC5-11 183 L-R 1975-02-26 Osaka,Japan Intl2001-2006-      
Toshio TajimaP6-0 175 R-R 1967-10-01 Osaka,Japan A+1993-1999-      
Hiroki TakahashiOF5-11 185 R-R 1994-05-11 Osaka,Japan Intl2014-2014-      
Kazuya TakamiyaP5-8 161 L-L 1981-12-04 Osaka,Japan Intl2006-2016-      
Shota TakekumaP5-10 170 L-L 1989-11-24 Osaka,Japan Intl2009-2017-      
Ryo TakeuchiP6-0 200 L-L 1986-01-11 Osaka,Japan Ind2003-2003-      
Tatsuhiro TamuraC5-8 168 R-R 1994-05-13 Osaka,Japan Intl2013-2017-      
Masahiko TanakaC5-8 165 R-R 1982-01-09 Osaka,Japan Intl2007-2015-      
Hitoshi TanedaIF5-9 176 R-R 1971-07-18 Osaka,Japan Intl1990-2007-      
Yoshitomo TaniOF5-9 169 R-R 1973-02-09 Osaka,Japan Intl1997-2015-      
PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Etsuji TaniguchiP6-2 176 L-L 1979-06-08 Osaka,Japan --      
Koichi TaniguchiP6-4 210 B-R 1973-05-04 Osaka,Japan Ind2000-2002-      
Shinji TaninakaP5-9 172 R-R 1973-05-15 Osaka,Japan Intl1997-2010-      
Hidenori TanoueC6-0 178 R-R 1980-03-20 Osaka,Japan Intl2002-2013-      
Yoshinori TateyamaP5-10 158 R-R 1975-12-26 Osaka,Japan MLB1999-20142011-2012
2010-   UDFA-TEX
  Free Agent  
Kazuyoshi Tatsunami3B5-9 150 L-R 1969-08-19 Osaka,Japan Intl1988-2009-      
Seiji TomashinoOF6-0 159 R-R 1964-06-22 Osaka,Japan A+1985-1985-      
Ryutaro TsujiOF6-0 172 L-R 1976-06-08 Osaka,Japan Intl2002-2007-      
Naoto TsuruP5-11 161 L-R 1987-04-25 Osaka,Japan Intl2008-2016-      
Yuki TsurumotoP5-8 180 R-R 1989-06-16 Osaka,Japan Intl2011-2011-      
Soh TsutsuiIF6-0 180 R-R 1974-11-01 Osaka,Japan Intl1997-2004-      
Shinji UdakaP5-10 172 R-R 1976-08-24 Osaka,Japan Intl1999-2004-      
Koji UeharaP6-2 187 R-R 1975-04-03 Osaka,Japan MLB1999-20172009-2017
2009-   UDFA-BAL
  International  
Masatomo UematsuP6-0 182 L-L 1989-11-27 Osaka,Japan Intl2015-2015-      
Nobuaki UmeharaP6-0 162 R-R 1983-09-13 Osaka,Japan Intl2006-2006-      
Ryuji WakatakeP5-10 180 R-R 1987-10-10 Osaka,Japan Intl2007-2012-      
Masato WatanabeIF6-1 163 R-R 1979-04-03 Osaka,Japan Intl2001-2012-      
Yasuhiko YabutaP6-1 187 R-R 1973-06-19 Osaka,Japan MLB1996-20122008-2009
2007-   UDFA-KCA
   
Shinsuke YamadaOF5-11 154 R-R 1979-06-15 Osaka,Japan Intl2002-2007-      
Kosuke YamaguchiP5-10 165 L-L 1977-08-06 Osaka,Japan Intl2002-2003-      
Daisuke YamaiP5-10 165 R-R 1978-05-10 Osaka,Japan Intl2002-2017-      
Hitoshi YamamotoP5-10 168 R-R 1989-07-10 Osaka,Japan Intl2009-2011-      
Takuji YamamotoP6-2 167 L-L 1979-11-29 Osaka,Japan Intl2002-2003-      
Motoyuki YamanakaOF6-2 190 R-R 1982-05-11 Osaka,Japan Ind2006-2006-      
Koji YamasakiIF6-0 154 R-R 1980-10-31 Osaka,Japan Intl2003-2015-      
PlayerPositHt Wt B-T BornDate Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationHigh SchoolCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Katsumi YamashitaIF6-2 191 R-R 1977-05-19 Osaka,Japan Intl2000-2008-      
Akihiro YanoC6-0 178 R-R 1968-12-06 Osaka,Japan Intl1991-2010-      
Naomasa YokawaIF5-10 189 R-R 1991-07-17 Osaka,Japan Intl2016-2017-      
Masato YoshiiP6-2 210 R-R 1965-04-20 Osaka,Japan MLB1985-20071998-2002
1997-   UDFA-NYN
   
Daiki YoshikawaH5-8 154 B-R 1992-08-21 Osaka,Japan Intl2012-2016-      
Kazuhito YoshimuraIF6-0 172 L-R 1972-01-01 Osaka,Japan Intl1996-2004-      
Yoshi YoshinagaC-1B6-1 180 L-R 1969-05-01 Osaka,Japan A+1989-1989-      

Ballparks and Stadiums

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Koycera Osaka Dome