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Koji Akiyama

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Batting average  .270
Name  Koji Akiyama
Weight  89 kg
Inducted  2014
Height  1.85 m

RBIs  1312
Hits  2157
Role  Baseball player
Children  Marin Akiyama
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Spouse  Chiaki Akiyama (m. 1994–2014)
Teams managed  Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks (2008 – 2014)
Similar People  Kimiyasu Kudoh, Shogo Akiyama, Kazuhiro Kiyohara, Orestes Destrade, Sadaharu Oh

Date of birth  April 6, 1962 (age 53)

Koji Akiyama (秋山 幸二 Akiyama Kōji, born April 6, 1962 in Miyahara, Kumamoto) is a retired Japanese professional baseball player. He played for the Seibu Lions and the Fukuoka Daiei Hawks (currently the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks) in Japan's Nippon Professional Baseball. He replaced Sadaharu Oh on October 8, 2008 as manager of the Hawks.

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Career statistics

Bolded figures are league leading

Titles and Accomplishments

  • Home Run Champion : once (1987)
  • Stolen Bases Champion : once (1990)
  • Decisive RBIs Champion : 4 times (1985,1987)
  • Best Nine : 8 times (1986–1993)
  • Golden Glove : 11 times (1987–1996,1999)
  • Matsutaro Shoriki Award : once (1991)
  • Japan Series MVP : Twice (1991, 1999)
  • Hitting for the cycle : once (Jul 13, 1989)
  • 400 HR and 300 SB (Only one other player in history)
  • 30 HR and 50 SB in single season (only he achieved)
  • 18 consecutive year's appearance at All-Star Game (1985–2002) (The longest for consecutive record)
  • References

    Koji Akiyama Wikipedia