Tomohito Yoneno

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Tomohito Yoneno
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Yoneno with the Saitama Seibu Lions
Outfielder/Catcher/Coach
Born: (1982-01-21) January 21, 1982 (age 37)
Bats: RightThrows: Right
NPB debut
September 7, 2001, for the  Yakult Swallows
NPB statistics
(through 2016 season)
Batting average .206
Home runs 13
RBI 64
Teams
As player

As coach

  • Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters (2016)

Tomohito Yoneno (米野 智人, born January 21, 1982 in Sapporo) is a Japanese professional baseball catcher for the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters in Japan's Nippon Professional Baseball.

Sapporo Designated city in Hokkaido, Japan

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