# 1 – Takashi Toritani

Name (Japanese): 鳥谷 敬
Date of Birth: June 26, 1981
Hometown: Higashimurayama City, Tokyo
High School: Seibo Gakuen High School (Saitama)
University: Waseda University (Tokyo)
Family Status: Married, 3 sons, 1 daughter
Position: Shortstop
Height: 180 cm (5’11”)
Weight: 78 kg (172 lb)
Throws/Bats: Right/Left
Wears #: 1
Originally drafted by: Undrafted
Joined the Tigers in: 2004
Walk-up SongKando Bando – The Feeling
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Social Media: Facebook
Career Achievements/Awards: 1500 GP (8/9/14); 1500 H (5/29/14); 100 HR (9/15/12); Best OBP (2011); All-CL Team (2008, 2010, 2011, 2013-15); Gold Glove (2011, 2013-15); All Star Team (2005, 2006, 2012-2015, 2017); Player of the Month (Aug 2010)

Career Stats:

Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
2004 Tigers 101 235 28 59 13 0 3 17 22 66 2 2 .251 .320 .345 .665
2005 Tigers 146 572 82 159 27 1 9 52 56 115 5 5 .278 .343 .376 .719
2006 Tigers 146 543 65 157 28 2 15 58 61 111 5 3 .289 .362 .431 .793
2007 Tigers 144 565 67 154 19 4 10 43 65 106 7 4 .273 .350 .373 .724
2008 Tigers 144 523 66 147 17 6 13 80 70 85 4 7 .281 .365 .411 .776
2009 Tigers 144 538 84 155 31 2 20 75 65 83 7 7 .288 .368 .465 .833
2010 Tigers 144 575 98 173 31 6 19 104 67 93 13 3 .301 .373 .475 .848
2011 Tigers 144 500 71 150 28 7 5 51 78 72 16 3 .300 .395 .414 .809
2012 Tigers 144 515 62 135 22 6 8 59 96 91 15 4 .262 .373 .375 .748
2013 Tigers 144 532 74 150 30 4 10 65 105 65 15 7 .282 .402 .410 .812
2014 Tigers 144 550 96 172 28 2 8 73 90 80 10 6 .313 .406 .415 .821
2015 Tigers 143 551 69 155 21 4 6 42 91 77 9 6 .281 .367 .380 .749
2016 Tigers 143 449 49 106 16 1 7 36 75 80 13 3 .236 .344 .323 .667
NPB Career 1831 6648 911 1872 311 45 133 755 941 1124 121 60 .282 .373 .402 .775

 


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