# 7 – Yoshio Itoi

Name (Japanese): 糸井 嘉男
Date of Birth: July 31, 1981
Hometown: Yosano, Kyoto
High School: Miyazu High School (Kyoto)
University: Kinki University (Nara)
Family Status: Married, 2 daughters
Position: Center Field, Right Field
Height: 187 cm (6’2″)
Weight: 88 kg (194 lb)
Throws/Bats: Right/Left
Wears #: 7
Originally drafted by: Nippon Ham Fighters, 2003 (Round 1)
Joined the Tigers on: November 21, 2016 (B-Rank Free Agent from Orix Buffaloes)
Walk-up Song: Not yet determined
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Career Achievements/Awards: Best PL Average (2014); Top OBP (2011, 2012, 2014); Most Stolen Bases (2016); All-Pacific League Team (2009, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2016); Golden Glove (2009-14, 2016); PL Player of the Month (June 2009, September 2012); Climax Series MVP (2012); All-Star Game Fighting Spirit Award (2013 Game 1); All-Star Game (2009-16); WBC Samurai Japan Member (2013)
 
Career Stats:
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
2007 Fighters 7 11 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 .091 .091 .091 .182
2008 Fighters 63 188 19 45 14 1 5 21 11 53 13 3 .239 .285 .404 .689
2009 Fighters 131 425 74 130 40 3 15 58 54 93 24 6 .306 .381 .520 .901
2010 Fighters 138 488 86 151 33 3 15 64 73 94 26 8 .309 .407 .482 .889
2011 Fighters 137 489 72 156 30 0 11 54 61 91 31 6 .319 .411 .448 .859
2012 Fighters 134 510 72 155 21 3 9 48 77 86 22 9 .304 .404 .410 .813
2013 Buffaloes 141 524 75 157 33 2 17 61 67 93 33 9 .300 .384 .468 .852
2014 Buffaloes 140 502 73 166 36 2 19 81 77 73 31 9 .331 .424 .524 .948
2015 Buffaloes 132 484 61 127 22 0 17 68 74 78 11 4 .262 .366 .413 .779
2016 Buffaloes 143 532 79 163 24 1 17 70 80 84 53 17 .306 .398 .451 .849
NPB Career 1166 4153 612 1251 253 15 125 525 574 746 245 71 .301 .392 .460 .852

 


Related Articles:

Itoi Press Conference (November 26, 2016)

Free Agent Itoi Lands (November 21, 2016)

To Pursue or Not to Pursue Orix’s Itoi (November 7, 2016)

 

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