September 2 vs Chunichi at Nagoya Dome – Shigenobu blasted the first home run of his career (294th plate appearance and 145th game). The home run came off Daisuke Matsuzaka in the second inning.
Source: Sponichi 9/2/2018
Shigenobu has always wanted to work overseas. Becoming a professional baseball player was not necessarily his dream, but a way to help him realize his goal.
Source: Sponichi 1/18/2017
Shinnosuke Shigenobu hurt his right knee when he crashed into a fence while chasing down a ball in foul territory during a Ni-gun game against Lotte at Giants Stadium on September 25. He remained in the game until the end, but was seen leaving the stadium with crutches after the game.
Source: Sanspo 9/26/20160 Comments
Shinnosuke Shigenobu hit two triples against the Hiroshima Carp at Mazda Stadium on May 26. He is the first rookie in franchise history to record two triples in one game since Shigeru Takada in 1968.
Source: Sanspo 5/27/20160 Comments