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 11/28/20170 Comments
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, 2016.0 Comments