|Batting average .290|
Role Baseball player
Education Chuo University
Name Shinnosuke Abe
Salary 570 million JPY (2013)
|Runs batted in 952|
Weight 97 kg
Home runs 318
Height 1.80 m
|Current team Yomiuri Giants (#10 / Catcher)|
Similar People Hayato Sakamoto, Shuichi Murata, Hisayoshi Chono, Yoshinobu Takahashi, Tatsunori Hara
Homerun shinnosuke abe giants vs swallows 4 29 07
Shinnosuke Abe (阿部 慎之助, Abe Shinnosuke, born March 20, 1979 in Urayasu, Chiba) is a Japanese professional baseball player with the Yomiuri Giants in Japan's Nippon Professional Baseball. He has played for the Japanese national team since 1999 as a catcher. In the 2009 Japan Series, he was named the Most Valuable Player.
- Homerun shinnosuke abe giants vs swallows 4 29 07
- Shinnosuke Abe at bat; Yomiuri Giants vs. Nippon Ham Fighters 3/21/2015
He was the captain of Japanese national team in 2013 WBC, and hit 2 home runs in the same inning against the Netherlands, becoming the first and only player to achieve such a feat in the history of the WBC.
With 377 career home runs (through April 6, 2017) season, Abe ranks #23 on the NPB career list.