# 9 – Shun Takayama

Name (Japanese): 髙山 俊
Date of Birth: April 18, 1993
Hometown: Funabashi City, Chiba
High School: The Third High School of Nihon University (Tokyo)
University: Meiji University (Tokyo)
Family Status: Single
Position: Outfield
Height: 181 cm (5’11”)
Weight: 86 kg (190 lb)
Throws/Bats: Right/Left
Wears #: 9
Originally drafted by: Hanshin Tigers, 2015, Round 1 (Meiji University)
Joined the Tigers in: 2016
Walk-up SongAriana Grande – Into You
Cheer Song: Click Here
Career Awards/Achievements: Central League Rookie of the Year (2016); All-Star Game (2016); Most Hits by a Rookie in Hanshin History (2016 = 136 hits)
 
Career Stats:
 
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
2016 Tigers 134 494 48 136 23 5 8 65 27 109 5 4 .275 .316 .391 .707
NPB Career 134 494 48 136 23 5 8 65 27 109 5 4 .275 .316 .391 .707

Related Articles:

Takayama Wins CL Rookie of the Year (November 28, 2016)

Takayama to Start on Opening Day (March 15, 2016)

Draftees Get their Numbers (December 8, 2015)

2015 Post-Draft Report (October 23, 2015)

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