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MOTONOBU TANISHIGE

Motonobu Tanishige (left) and Hiroki Kuroda after being elected to the Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame on Thursday.
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Jan 18, 2024
Former pitcher Hiroki Kuroda elected to Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame
Kuroda was voted into the Hall of Fame alongside former catcher Motonobu Tanishige and former umpire Tomoichi Tanimura.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Sep 29, 2016
Mori staying put with Dragons
The Chunichi Dragons announced Thursday their acting manager Shigekazu Mori will take on the job full-time next season.
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Aug 9, 2016
Dragons manager Tanishige ordered to take leave of absence
The Chunichi Dragons have told manager Motonobu Tanishige to take a leave of absence due to poor results, the Central League club announced Tuesday.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Jun 30, 2016
Dragons capitalize on pair of wild pitches in ninth to beat Giants
Shunta Wakamatsu kept the Chunichi Dragons in the game long enough for his teammates to grab the lead in the ninth inning. Then, he went out and finished what he started.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Jun 28, 2016
Dragons' Ono fires three-hit shutout
Yudai Ono looked like he'd barely broken a sweat as he walked out of Tokyo Dome. The ease with which he went up and down the Yomiuri Giants' lineup hadn't given him much of a chance to work up one.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball / NPB NOTEBOOK
Oct 20, 2015
After Hara's exit, Tanishige becomes longest-serving CL skipper
Continuity in Japanese dugouts took a hit when now-former Yomiuri Giants manager Tatsunori Hara sat down for his retirement news conference on Monday.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Sep 21, 2015
Dragons manager Tanishige to end playing career
Chunichi Dragons player-manager Motonobu Tanishige said Monday that this will be his last season as an active player.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Jul 28, 2015
Dragons' Tanishige plays in NPB record 3,018th game
Chunichi Dragons player-manager Motonobu Tanishige appeared in his 3,018th career game on Tuesday, setting a Nippon Professional Baseball record.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball / NPB NOTEBOOK
May 5, 2015
Hawks closer Sarfate savors 100th save in Japan
Fukuoka Softbank Hawks closer Dennis Sarfate joined an impressive club with a strikeout of Ikuhiro Kiyota on Monday night.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Feb 13, 2015
Dragons' Tanishige targets all-time games record for catchers
As Motonobu Tanishige heads into his 27th year as a pro baseball player and his second as manager of the Chunichi Dragons, the 44-year-old catcher has his eye on breaking Japan's record for games played.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball / HIT AND RUN
Jan 11, 2014
Dual role won't be easy for Tanishige
Chunichi Dragons catcher/manager Motonobu Tanishige began his workouts this year with a vow not to change anything about the way he prepares for the season.
BASEBALL / BASEBALL BULLET-IN
Oct 19, 2013
Tanishige to become rare player-manager for Dragons
Kind of a surprise was the announcement last week that Motonobu Tanishige was named the new manager of the Chunichi Dragons.

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