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Seiichi Uchikawa (内川 聖一, born August 4, 1982) is a Japanese professional baseball player for the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks in Japan's Nippon Professional Baseball. He rose to prominence in 2008 with a league-leading .378 batting average. He was a part of the Japanese baseball team during the 2009 World Baseball Classic, as well as the 2013 World Baseball Classic.

Seiichi Uchikawa
Seiichi Uchikawa 2011.jpg
Uchikawa with the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks
Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks – No. 1
First baseman, Outfielder
Born: (1982-08-04) August 4, 1982 (age 37)
Ōita, Japan
Bats: Right Throws: Right
debut
March 30, 2001, for the Yokohama BayStars
Career statistics
(through 2018)
Batting average.306
Home runs187
Hits2,081
RBI928
Teams
Career highlights and awards

During the 2010 offseason, he exercised his free agent option and after weeks of negotiations between the Yokohama BayStars, Hiroshima Toyo Carp, and Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks, he decided to sign a four-year deal with SoftBank worth up to 1.36 billion yen.

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