Tadahito Iguchi

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Tadahito Iguchi
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Tadahito Iguchi with the Philadelphia Phillies
Personal information
Nickname(s)Gucchi
Born (1974-12-04) December 4, 1974 (age 45)
OccupationManager of Chiba Lotte Marines

Tadahito Iguchi (born December 4, 1974), nicknamed "Gucchi", is a Japanese former professional baseball second baseman. He is currently the manager of the Chiba Lotte Marines of NPB.

Career[change | change source]

As a member of the Chicago White Sox in 2005, he became the first Japanese-born position player to win the World Series in 2005. Even though he was ineligible for their postseason roster he received a world series ring with the 2008 Phillies.

Over the course of his career he played for the Chicago White Sox, Philadelphia Phillies and San Diego Padres of MLB. He played for the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks and the Chiba Lotte Marines of NPB.