Shinya Miyamoto (宮本 慎也, Miyamoto Shin'ya, born November 5, 1970) is a former professional baseball player from Suita, Osaka, Japan. He played shortstop.

Shinya Miyamoto
Miyamoto Shinya, Beijing 2008.jpg
Miyamoto playing for Japan in the 2008 Summer Olympics.
Tokyo Yakult Swallows – No. 86
Infielder/Coach
Born: (1970-11-05) November 5, 1970 (age 49)
Suita, Osaka, Japan
Batted: Right-handed Threw: Right-handed
NPB debut
April 11, 1995, for the Yakult Swallows
Last appearance
2013, for the Tokyo Yakult Swallows
NPB statistics
Batting average.282
Hits1832
Home runs57
RBI503
Stolen bases107
Teams
As player

As coach

  • Tokyo Yakult Swallows (2009–2013, 2018–present)
Career highlights and awards
Shinya Miyamoto
Medal record
Representing  Japan
Men's Baseball
Bronze medal – third place Athens 2004 Team Competition
World Baseball Classic
Gold medal – first place 2006 San Diego Team

He was chosen as the captain of the Japanese olympic baseball team for the 2004 and 2008 Summer Olympics, and won a bronze medal in 2004. He was also part of the 2006 World Baseball Classic Japanese baseball team.

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