Seiichi Uchikawa (内川 聖一, born August 4, 1982 in Ōita, Japan) 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.
Uchikawa with the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks
|Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks – No. 1|
|First baseman, Outfielder|
August 4, 1982 |
|March 30, 2001, for the Yokohama BayStars|
|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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