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A list of players, teams and ballparks linked to Osaka, Japan. This is based solely on the data available in our database and is in no way a complete history of baseball in this city.
City Information
City Name
Osaka
Region
Total Players
161
Total Pro Players
25
Total Major Leaguers
12
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Players born in Osaka, Japan

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  • Player NamePosHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsColleges
    Tateki AbePIntl2013-2015---
    Takuma AchiraPIntl2016-2019---
    Hisashi AikyohPIntl2002-2006---
    Yusuke AkitoshiIFNCAA2015-2016Cal State Northridge, Skagit Valley College
    Hideki AsaiPIntl2003-2010---
    Hideto Asamura1BIntl2010-2019---
    Jang Ji ChoPA+2005-2007---
    Yu DarvishPMLB2012-20192005-2019---
    Yumezo DensakiPIndy2014-2016Southern Arkansas, SW Oregon CC
    Kouichi EmotoPA+1990-1990---
    Hitoshi FujiePIndy2009-2016---
    Akihito FujiiCIntl1999-2015---
    Shintaro FujinamiPIntl2013-2019---
    Yoshiaki FujiokaPIntl2006-2019---
    Jiro FujitateOFIntl1990-2004---
    Satoshi FukudaPIntl2006-2014---
    Takehiro FukudaPIntl2010-2013---
    Tsuyoshi FukuiP------
    Masakazu FukukawaCIntl2003-2012---
    Shungo FukunagaPIndy2015-2019---
    Player NamePosHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsColleges
    Chihiro HamanaIFIntl1992-2004---
    Kei HashimotoPA-2001-2001---
    Yuji HataPIntl2002-2010---
    Hiroyasu HayashiOFA+1995-1995---
    Manabu HiramotoPIntl2004-2004---
    Ryosuke HirataOFIntl2006-2019---
    Taishi HirookaSSIntl2016-2019---
    Fumiya HojoHIntl2015-2019---
    Nobutoshi IdoOFRk2002-2004---
    Keisuke ImaiPIntl2009-2017---
    Nobutaka ImamuraPIntl2013-2019---
    Toshiaki InubushiCIntl1996-2004---
    Yuki IwamiPIntl2011-2013---
    Tsutomu IwamotoPIntl1991-2005---
    Minoru IwataPIntl2006-2019---
    Yusuke KajimotoIFIndy2004-2017---
    Takayuki KanamoriPIntl2007-2016---
    Takeshi KanekoPIntl2015-2016---
    Daiyu KanemuraPIntl2009-2009---
    Shingo KawabataIFIntl2006-2019---
    Player NamePosHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsColleges
    Takashi KawaiPIntl1999-2016---
    Shohgo KimuraIFIntl2003-2017---
    Tatsuhiko KinjyohOFIntl1999-2015---
    Mamoru KishidaPIntl2006-2019---
    Toshiyuki KitagawaIFIntl2003-2009---
    Kazuhiro KiyoharaPIntl1986-2008---
    Tatsuya KojimaPIntl2007-2015---
    Taisuke KondoPIntl2016-2019---
    Gohta KunikiPIntl2004-2004---
    Yuki KuniyoshiPIntl2011-2019---
    Hiroki KurodaPMLB2008-20141997-2016---
    Masumi KuwataPMLB2007-20071986-2007---
    Kenta MaedaPMLB2016-20192008-2019---
    Shingo MaedaIFIntl2002-2004---
    Yuji MaedaPIntl2010-2015---
    Katsuhiko MaekawaPAAA1997-2009---
    Naoki MatobaCIntl2000-2011---
    Hyuma MatsuiIFIntl2014-2019---
    Kazuo MatsuiSSMLB2004-20101995-2018---
    Takahiro MatsukawaP------
    Player NamePosHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsColleges
    Kenta MatsusakaOFIntl2007-2009---
    Hideyuki MatsutaniPIntl2004-2004---
    Hajime Miki2BIntl1997-2008---
    Hitoshi MikiPIntl2005-2007---
    Masashi MikiIFIntl2003-2004---
    Ryo MikiIFIntl2014-2019---
    Terufumi MishimaP------
    Katsuhiko MiyajiOFIntl2004-2006---
    Shinya MiyamotoIFIntl1995-2013---
    Takeshi MiyamotoIFIntl2018-2019---
    Akio MizutaPIntl1999-2010---
    Keisuke MizutaIFIntl2001-2013---
    Tomoya MoriCIntl2014-2019---
    Satoru MorimotoIFIntl2004-2011---
    Daisuke MotokiIFIntl1992-2004---
    Masashi MuneyukiOFIndy2015-2015---
    Toru MurataPMLB2015-20152011-2019---
    Norihiro Nakamura3BMLB2005-20051992-2014---
    Takeya NakamuraIFIntl2003-2019---
    Yutaka NakamuraOFIntl1996-2006---
    Player NamePosHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsColleges
    Ren NakataPIntl2010-2019---
    Ryoji Nakata1BIntl2010-2014---
    Tsubasa NakataniIFIntl2007-2010---
    Yuhei NakaushiroPAAA2012-2019---
    Yusuke NishimiyaPIntl2014-2019---
    Katsuhiro NishiuraOFIntl1995-2004---
    Shuji NishiyamaCIntl1989-2004---
    Hideo NomoPMLB1995-20081990-2008---
    Hiroyuki NomuraPIntl2004-2004---
    Keiji ObikiIFIntl2009-2019---
    Keiji OhbikiIFIntl2007-2008---
    Heishu OhharaIFIntl2004-2007---
    Takayuki OhnishiOFIntl1996-2006---
    Koji OhnumaPIntl2002-2008---
    Masatoshi OkadaCIntl2014-2019---
    Katsunori OkamotoPIntl1997-2005---
    Shota Omine3BIntl2014-2018---
    Koji OnumaPIntl2009-2011---
    Ryo OsePIndy2016-2016---
    Hiroyuki OzeOFIntl2008-2009---
    Player NamePosHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsColleges
    Keiichi RiCIntl2004-2004---
    Takahiro SaekiIFIntl1993-2011---
    Masashi SajikiharaPIntl2004-2010---
    Hideki SamejimaCIntl1996-2004---
    Hiroki SanadaPIntl2002-2014---
    Toshi SasaOFIndy2006-2006---
    Kenichi SasakiPA+1994-1994---
    Tomoya SayashiOFIntl2004-2009---
    Yoshihiro SeoPIndy1993-1993---
    Ryohei Shimabukuro1BAAA2007-2017---
    Akio ShimizuPIntl1998-2009---
    Ken ShinzatoCIntl2004-2009---
    Takahiro ShiomiPIntl2011-2019---
    Daisuke ShioyaPIndy1998-2003---
    Yuta ShirahamaCIntl2004-2017---
    Takatomi SogawaIFIntl2002-2006---
    Kenta SudaPA-2008-2009---
    Yuki SuzueCIntl2004-2004---
    Koji TaharaCIntl2001-2006---
    Toshio TajimaPA+1993-1999---
    Player NamePosHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsColleges
    Hiroki TakahashiOFIntl2014-2019---
    Kazuya TakamiyaPIntl2006-2016---
    Shota TakekumaPIntl2009-2019---
    Ryo TakeuchiPIndy2003-2003---
    Tatsuhiro TamuraCIntl2013-2019---
    Masahiko TanakaCIntl2007-2015---
    Hitoshi TanedaIFIntl1990-2007---
    Yoshitomo TaniOFIntl1997-2015---
    Etsuji TaniguchiP------
    Koichi TaniguchiPIndy2000-2002---
    Shinji TaninakaPIntl1997-2010---
    Hidenori TanoueCIntl2002-2013---
    Yoshinori TateyamaPMLB2011-20121999-2014---
    Kazuyoshi Tatsunami3BIntl1988-2009---
    Seiji TomashinoOFA+1985-1985---
    Ryutaro TsujiOFIntl2002-2007---
    Naoto TsuruPIntl2008-2016---
    Yuki TsurumotoPIntl2011-2011---
    Soh TsutsuiIFIntl1997-2004---
    Shinji UdakaPIntl1999-2004---
    Player NamePosHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsColleges
    Koji UeharaPMLB2009-20171999-2018---
    Masatomo UematsuPIntl2015-2015---
    Nobuaki UmeharaPIntl2006-2006---
    Ryuji WakatakePIntl2007-2012---
    Masato WatanabeIFIntl2001-2012---
    Yasuhiko YabutaPMLB2008-20091996-2012---
    Tatsuya YamaashiIFIntl2018-2019---
    Shinsuke YamadaOFIntl2002-2007---
    Kosuke YamaguchiPIntl2002-2003---
    Daisuke YamaiPIntl2002-2019---
    Hitoshi YamamotoPIntl2009-2011---
    Takuji YamamotoPIntl2002-2003---
    Motoyuki YamanakaOFIndy2006-2006---
    Koji YamasakiIFIntl2003-2015---
    Katsumi YamashitaIFIntl2000-2008---
    Akihiro YanoCIntl1991-2010---
    Naomasa YokawaIFIntl2016-2019---
    Masato YoshiiPMLB1998-20021985-2007---
    Daiki YoshikawaHIntl2012-2019---
    Kazuhito YoshimuraIFIntl1996-2004---
    Player NamePosHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsColleges
    Yoshi YoshinagaC-1BA+1989-1989---
    161 record(s)
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    Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site Pos Defensive Position HiLvl Highest Level Reached MLB Years Up-to-date Range of Years played Stat Years Available range of years of statistics within the TBC system