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Umeno, Ryutaro 梅野 隆太郎 (うめの・りゅうたろう)
Hanshin Tigers | #44 | C
Born: 06/16/1991 (age 28)
Height: 173cm
Weight: 76kg
Bats: R
Throws: R
Blood Type: A
Hometown: Fukuoka
Draft: 2013, 4th Round
History: 福岡工大城東高-福岡大
Roster Changes: removed 04/26/2016, added 06/09/2016, removed 07/24/2016, added 09/13/2016
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[11/24/2017] Ryutaro Umeno to become next Tigers chief player rep

Ryutaro Umeno is said to be next in line to take over as Hanshin Tigers chief player representative. Umeno is currently the vice player rep. An official announcement is expected during the final team player meeting of the year later this month.

Umeno will be taking over for Keisuke Kano.

Source: Daily Sports 11/24/2017, Sponichi 11/24/2017, Nikkan Sports 11/24/2017

[UPDATE 11/29 @ 9:32pm]

The Tigers announced that Umeno will be their next chief player representative. They also announced the following members:

Source: Hanshin 11/29/2017

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Ryutaro Umeno: Did You Know

Milestones

General

Two-home run games

Source: Nikkan Sports 8/26/2018


Miscellaneous

2017

Umeno recently purchased a 300,000 yen Specialized bicycle. He plans to ride it to Koshien Stadium (twenty to twenty-five minutes one way) as part of his training regime this winter

Source: Sanspo 11/22/2017, Sponichi 11/22/2017

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[3/21/2017] Ryutaro Umeno gets married

Ryutaro Umeno (25) filed marriage papers with a twenty-seven-year-old woman from Fukuoka earlier today. The date is significant for Umeno because it would be his mother’s fiftieth birthday if she were still alive (she died of ovarian cancer at the age of thirty-four).

Source: Sponichi 3/21/2017, Daily Sports 3/21/2017, Nikkan Sports 3/21/2017

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