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Hitoshi Tamura (多村 仁志, born March 28, 1977 in Kiyokawa, Kanagawa, Japan) is a retired Japanese professional baseball player who last played with the Chunichi Dragons in Japan's Nippon Professional Baseball.

Hitoshi Tamura
Hitoshi Tamura 2010.jpg
Tamura with the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks
Born: (1977-03-28) March 28, 1977 (age 42)
Bats: Right Throws: Right
NPB debut
April 4, 1997, for the Yokohama BayStars
NPB statistics
(through 2015)
Batting average.281
Runs batted in643
Home runs195
Last updated on: December 4, 2008
Hitoshi Tamura
Medal record
Representing  Japan
Men's Baseball
World Baseball Classic
Gold medal – first place 2006 San Diego Team

Following his release from the Yokohama DeNA Baystars in 2015, Tamura joined the Chunichi Dragons on a trainee contract with the hope of returning to professional baseball.[1]

On 1 October 2016 it was announced that Tamura was deemed surplus to requirements by the Dragons management. He then announced his retirement from professional baseball.[2]

External linksEdit


  1. ^ Ueyama, Koji (February 7, 2016). "38歳の多村、「野球をやれる幸せ」 育成選手で再出発" (in Japanese). Asahi Shimbun. Retrieved October 5, 2016.
  2. ^ "中日・多村、涙の引退表明 戦力外通告受け決断「やりきった」" (in Japanese). Sponichi. October 1, 2016. Retrieved October 5, 2016.