Hakumura, Akihiro 白村 明弘 (はくむら・あきひろ)
Nippon Ham Fighters | #43 | P
Born: 12/10/1991 (age 28)
Height: 187cm
Weight: 84kg
Bats: L
Throws: R
Blood Type: B
Hometown: Gifu
Draft: 2013, 6th Round
History: 慶応高(甲)-慶大
Roster Changes: added 05/04/2016, removed 05/13/2016, added 06/16/2016, removed 07/20/2016, added 08/03/2016, removed 08/30/2016, added 09/14/2016, removed 09/30/2016, added 10/11/2016

Akihiro Hakumura (Nippon Ham Fighters): Did You Know



February 19 – Hakumura will be making the switch to position player from pitcher. Team officials made the suggestion to the twenty-seven-year-old during a meeting on February 18. Hakumura was surprised, but accepted the change because the Nippon Ham Fighters were trying to provide him with another path to success.

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/19/2019, Nikkan Sports 2/19/2019, Sanspo 2/19/2019, Daily Sports 2/19/2019