Fukuda, Nobumasa 福田 永将 (ふくだ・のぶまさ)
Chunichi Dragons | #55 | INF
Born: 07/22/1988 (age 30)
Height: 181cm
Weight: 80kg
Bats: R
Throws: R
Blood Type: O
Hometown: Kanagawa
Draft: 2006, High School 3rd Round
History: 横浜高(甲)
Roster Changes: added 04/04/2016, removed 04/28/2016, added 05/27/2016, removed 06/08/2016, added 06/23/2016

[10/21/2017] Fukuda to be named new Dragons chief player rep

The media learned on October 20 that Nobumasa Fukuda will be named the new Chunichi Dragons’ chief player representative. The change will become official during a player meeting in November.

Fukuda will be taking over for Yudai Ono. Ono has been the Dragons’ chief player representative since 2016.

Source: Sponichi 10/21/2017

[UPDATE 11/29 @ 1:41am]

Fukuda was officially named the new Dragons chief player representative during a player meeting on November 27.

Source: Sanspo 11/28/2017


Nobumasa Fukuda: Did You Know



June 29 vs Yomiuri at Nagoya Dome – Fukuda recorded the first walk-off hit of his career. With the score tied at three and runners on first and third and one out, Fukuda hit a walk-off single to center of Hirokazu Sawamura.

Source: Sponichi 6/29/2018


The Chunichi Dragons announced today that Fukuda’s wife gave birth to the couple’s first child, a boy weighing 3,210 grams, at a hospital in Fukuoka on December 20, 2016.

Source: Nikkan Sports 12/21/2016, Sports Hochi 12/21/2016