Munenori Kawasaki

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Birthday
3, 1981
Birthplace
Aira, Japan
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
3, 1981 (age 38)
Birthplace
Aira, Japan

About

Japanese baseball player best known for his time in the Nippon Professional Baseball League, where he was an eight-time All-Star. He made his MLB debut with the Seattle Mariners in 2012.

Before Fame

He hit .300 during his first season with the Japanese farm team the Hawks.

Trivia

He twice won the Best Nine Award for shortstops in the NPBL.

Family Life

His son Issho was born in 2013.

Associated With

He and Ichiro Suzuki are both MLB players who got their start in Japan.