# 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: Hanshin Tigers, 2003 (Round 1)
Joined the Tigers in: 2004
Walk-up SongKando Bando – The Feeling
Cheer Song – Click Here
Social Media: Facebook
Career Achievements/Awards: 2000 H (9/8/17); 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 = SS; 2017 = 3B); All Star Team (2005, 2006, 2012-2015, 2017); Player of the Month (Aug 2010)

Career Stats:

YRTeamAVGGPPAABH2B3BHRTBRBIRKBBHBPSSFSBCSGIDPOBPSLGOPSRISPE
2004Tigers.2511012612355913038117286621320226.320.345.665.2454
2005Tigers.278146646572159271921552821155361045511.343.376.719.25910
2006Tigers.289146609543157282152345865111602405310.362.431.793.26121
2007Tigers.27314464256515419410211436710663581748.350.373.724.24811
2008Tigers.28114460552314717613215806685684554710.365.411.776.31315
2009Tigers.28814461753815531220250758483655547713.368.465.832.3127
2010Tigers.3011446515751733161927310498936632513314.373.475.848.3607
2011Tigers.30014459050015028752075171727843516310.395.414.809.3215
2012Tigers.26214462451513522681935962919425815412.373.375.748.28312
2013Tigers.2821446435321503041021865746510441215712.402.410.812.2564
2014Tigers.31314464455017228282287396808721410614.406.415.820.3555
2015Tigers.281143646551155214620242697789123968.380.367.747.26514
2016Tigers.23614353344910616171453649807521613312.344.323.667.24712
2017Tigers.2931435704881432334184415762772128713.390.377.767.2569
Career.28219748281713620153344813728567969681186100045504912967153.372.400.772.291136

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Toritani Reaches 2000 Hit Milestone (September 11, 2017)

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Toritani NPB’s 2nd Greatest Ironman Ever (April 19, 2017)

Toritani’s Full Innings Streak Ends (July 26, 2016)

To End an Ironman Streak… (May 13, 2016)

New Manager Kanemoto Tears into Toritani (October 22, 2015)

Toritani’s Ironman Streak ‘Welcomed’ by CL Scouts (July 3, 2015)

Toritani Contract Details (January 10, 2015)

Toritani Gives Up MLB Dream, Re-Signs with Tigers (January 9, 2015)

Blue Jays Make Toritani a Formal Offer (December 24, 2014)

Blue Jays Reportedly Interested in Toritani at 2B (December 10, 2014)

Toritani Headed to the Royals? (September 2, 2014)

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