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professional baseball coach

Hiromitsu Ochiai, Japanese professional baseball coach. Recipient Central League Pennant, 2004.

Background

Ochiai, Hiromitsu was born on December 9, 1953 in Minamiakita, Akita, Japan.

Education

Stud., Toyo University.

Career

Player Toshiba Fuchu, Lotte Orions, 1978—1986, Chunichi Dragons, 1986—1994, Yomiuri Giants, 1994—1997, Nippon Ham Fighters, 1998. Baseball commentator, 1998—2004. Manager Chunichi Dragons, since 2004.

Achievements

  • Achievements include being the only player in Nippon Pro Baseball history to win three Triple Crowns. Japan Series Champion 1994. 6th all-time in Human Resources (510), in the top 20 in doubles (371), 9th in hits (2,371), tied for 6th in average, 5th in Reserve Bank of India (1,564), 7th in runs (1,335), 8th in total bases (4,302), 2nd in walks (1,475, trailing only Sadaharu Oh) and 13th in games (2,236).