Legendary Players

Feel free to brush up on your Hanshin history by looking at the lives of some of the greatest players in team history. Players are listed by the order in which they joined the team. Numbers in brackets indicate years with Hanshin only. Names (profiles) will be added as time allows. If you want to request any players, send me an e-mail at t-ray@thehanshintigers.com or leave a comment below.


Fumio Fujimura (1936-58)

Tadashi Wakabayashi (1936-49)

Yoshio Yoshida (1953-69)

Masaaki Koyama (1953-63)

Minoru Murayama (1959-72)

Taira Fujita (1966-84)

Yutaka Enatsu (1967-75)

Koichi Tabuchi (1969-76)

Masayuki Kakefu (1974-88)

Akinobu Mayumi (1979-95)

Akinobu Okada (1980-93)

Yutaka Wada (1985-2001)

Akihiro Yano (1998-2010)

Norihiro Akahoshi (2001-09)

Tomoaki Kanemoto (2003-12)

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