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Kosuke Fukudome

Kosuke Fukudome
Fukudome batting for the Cubs in 2008
Personal information
NameKosuke Fukudome
福留 孝介
TeamCleveland Indians
Professional debut
Debut leagueNPB
Debut dateApril 2, 1999
Debut teamChunichi Dragons
Debut leagueMLB
Debut dateMarch 31, 2008
Debut teamChicago Cubs
Batting average.305
Runs batted in647
Home runs192
MLB (2011 season)
Batting average.260
Runs batted in191
Home runs42
*Chunichi Dragons (1998 2007) *Chicago Cubs (2008 2011) *Cleveland Indians (2011 present)
* 2006 Central League MVP * 1x All-Star selection (2008)

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|} is a Japanese professional baseball outfielder for the Cleveland Indians of Major League Baseball.

Prior to arriving in the United States, Fukudome played nine seasons for the Chunichi Dragons of the Japanese Central League. He was also a member of the Japanese national baseball team, winning a silver medal in the 1996 Summer Olympics, a bronze medal in the 2004 Summer Olympics, and placing first in the 2006 World Baseball Classic and 2009 World Baseball Classic. He won the Central League MVP in 2006.

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