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Win-Loss  49-49
Role  Baseball pitcher
Salary  50 million JPY (2012)
Name  Hsu Ming-chieh
Career start  1998
Strikeouts  476
Weight  90 kg
ERA  4.20
Height  1.82 m

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Current team  Orix Buffaloes (#0 / Pitcher)
Similar People  Hiroshi Moriwaki, Lin Che‑hsuan, Fumihiro Suzuki, Futoshi Nakanishi

Hsu Ming-Chieh (simplified Chinese: 许铭杰; traditional Chinese: 許銘傑; pinyin: Xǔ Míngjié), born December 1, 1976 in Kaohsiung County (now part of Kaohsiung City, Taiwan) is a baseball pitcher currently playing for Chinese Professional Baseball League's Lamigo Monkeys in Taiwan. He previously played for Nippon Professional Baseball's Saitama Seibu Lions and Orix Buffaloes. He is known for his Shuuto (two-seamer).


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Early life

Hsu was raised in southern Taiwan and joined his school's baseball team in elementary school. At the age of 12, Hsu participated in the 1989 Little League World Series while playing for Kang-Tu Little League. Kang-Tu lost the series to a team from Trumbull, Connecticut.

Professional career

In 1998, Hsu joined Taichung Agan, a baseball club in the now-defunct Taiwan Major League. His outstanding performance with Agan in the 1998 and 1999 seasons has been compared with Daisuke Matsuzaka by the Taiwanese media.

In 2000, he joined the Seibu Lions of the Pacific League in Japan. In 2012, after 12 seasons with the Lions, he moved to the Orix Buffaloes, where he played 2 seasons.

In 2014, he returned to Taiwan, playing for the Lamigo Monkeys in the Chinese Professional Baseball League.

International experience

Hsu has participated in many International baseball events.

  • 1989: Little League World Series
  • 1995: Asian Baseball Championship
  • 1995: Intercontinental Cup
  • 1997: Asian Baseball Championship
  • 1998: Bangkok Asian Games
  • 1999: Asian Baseball Championship
  • 2001: Baseball World Cup
  • 2003: Asian Baseball Championship
  • 2007: Baseball World Cup
  • 2007: Asian Baseball Championship
  • References

    Hsu Ming-chieh Wikipedia

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