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St. Louis CardinalsとPhiladelphia PhilliesIn the ageWorld seriesExperienced domination twice. 2019からOrix BuffaloesIchigun fielder general and batter coach,2021He has been an outfield defensive baseball coach.
Before entering professional
Born in Fukuoka prefecture.KurarayFrom 2 to 8 years old due to the transfer of his father, Yoshiyuki, who was working atChiba, 8 years old to 5th grade summerOkayamaOkayama City, I spent my junior high school to college days in Nishinomiya City, Hyogo Prefecture.
Mitsuyuki onceKuraray Okayama Baseball Club(1973As a player (outfielder) of the abandoned club), he was active in the adult ball world..As a result, when I started playing baseball at the age of 2 with my older brother (catcher) who was 3 years older, at Hirafuku Elementary School in Okayama City, I lived in the company's house at that time.soft ballBelonging to the team, many championship tournaments.Nishinomiya City Hiraki Junior High School-Hyogo Prefectural Nishinomiya Kita High SchoolThroughKwansei Gakuin UniversityI went on to school.
Nishinomiya Kita High School is close to the local areaKoshienGraduated without stepping on the soil.If you belong to the baseball club at Kwansei Gakuin University, the club will join.Kansai Student Baseball Federationの公式戦で、101試合出場、376打数123安打、打率.327、10本塁打、46打点という通算記録を残した。その間には、首位打者1回、最優秀選手1回、ベストナイン4回をそれぞれ受賞。通算123安打は、2019年11月現在でも（前身の団体を含めて）連盟史上最多安打記録である.
1991 Ofド ラ フ トでOrix Blue WaveとNippon Ham FightersAs a result of the lottery, Orix acquired the right to negotiate and agreed to join the group with a contract fee of 1 million yen and an annual salary of 1 million yen (estimated amount)...I left the group off the same yearFukumoto YutakaCould carry the number 7 that he had been wearing for many years,Terumitsu KumanoWith the transfer of, I settled down with No. 6 that Kumano wore.When draftingKatsuo HirataI was looking for a successor shortstopHanshin TigersWanted to be nominated and acquired.In response, Taguchi reads aloud the document "10 articles I don't want to go to Hanshin" at a press conference (later withdrawn).It is said that this was made by the Kwansei Gakuin University baseball club and school authorities, who were estranged from the Hanshin Tigers, because they did not want Taguchi to go to the Hanshin Tigers. Taguchi also said, "It was the first time I was angry at something other than baseball."Weekly baseball”).In response to this statement, Hanshin Tigers Akinobu Okada complained, "In terms of treatment, we are ranked high in the ball world, and if you do not know the true Hanshin Tigers, you should not say anything carelessly." In 2001, Hanshin aimed to win Taguchi in FA, but MLBSt. Louis CardinalsAs a result, Taguchi never wore a Hanshin uniform.
The professional debut match1992 OfOpener,Chiba Marine StadiumAt the pairLotteIn the war, the previous yearBest nineWith shortstopAll star gamesAlso participated inHirofumi OgawaAside from that, he played the starting lineup for the rookie opening game with No. 9 shortstop.In this match, when the grounder was dealt with from the first chance of defenseFirst basemanIt will be a high throw to (the record is first basemanKelvin TorveWas caught in a jump, so out).
At the time of debutdirected by OfShozo DoiFrom strict guidance to throwing obstacles (Ips), From stressSudden deafnessIn defensefaux pasAs an infielder, he did not succeed.However, with "strong shoulder disease"IchiroTaking advantage of the acclaimed1994Turned into an outfielder.Mostcatching and killing,Golden Grab AwardThe more regular he becomes, the more he becomes a regular outfielder.Ichiro,Atsuhiro Motonishi(laterYoshitomo TaniThe outfielder trio with) was said to be the best defensive force in the ball world at that time.
Orix's with sure batting and solid outfield defense1995-1996Contributed to consecutive championships of the season.The batting order mainly served as the 1st and 3rd batters, and in 1996 it was fixed at No. 1 in the form of replacing Ichiro from the second half of the game.1997As the number one batter, he played all 1 games.In the same year, although he mainly served as a left fielder, he left a prominent number other than the center fielder, Putout 135, and also assisted 302 and misstep 17 defense rate .1,RRFIt has a good record of 1.229.1998,1999Was often appointed as a second baseman and shortstop.
2000 TheDaisuke Matsuzaka-Norihiro NakamuraTogether withSydney OlympicsBaseball representative from JapanParticipated as.The team lost to South Korea in the bronze medal match and finished in 3th place.At the Olympics, Nippon-HamYukio TanakaSince the uniform number overlapped with the player, he gave up the uniform number 6 and wore the uniform number 1.
Although it was out of the opening roster in 2002, it was June 6th.Seattle MarinersMajor debut in the battle. He was demoted to a minor after no hits in four games, but was re-promoted on September 4.That dayChicago CubsHe recorded his first major hit in the second inning and has participated in 2 games since then.In the major that was promoted twice in total, he recorded 15 hits in 2 at bats in 19 games.
2003Also could not remain in the opening roaster, AAA class under the umbrellaMemphisで開幕を迎える。5月27日にメジャー昇格し、9試合の出場で4打数2安打2打点を記録したが、6月8日に降格。8月17日にメジャー再昇格を果たし、9月12日のHouston AstrosIn battlesecond basemanExperienced the first Japanese infield defense in defense (GrabMiguel CairoBorrowed from), also hit a major first home run. 28thArizona DiamondbacksIn battleDennys ReyesHe hit a 3-point home run from and contributed to the victory of the team.In the end, he played 43 games with a batting average of .259, but in the scoring position he had a batting average of .357.The same year, the eldest son was born and became the father of one child.
2004Remained in the opening roaster for the first time and achieved a major establishment.In the same season, he participated in 109 games and became the team's rookie of the year with a batting average of .291 and a scoring average of .341.CardinalsWorld seriesIn the first game, he started in the first game.HitI struck,Boston Red SoxHe lost four games in a row and couldn't win the championship.Tony LaroussaFrequently said, "I buy saws at a high price!" And ranked first in the "Who is the player most needed by the team?" Questionnaire on the team's official website...Off was offered by multiple teams, but he re-signed with the Cardinals for $ 1 a year, saying, "I want to play under La Russa and learn more about baseball."
2005Participated in 3 games in 143rd place in the team. In August, he recorded 8 consecutive hits and left a batting average of .12 and OPS.361, showing his success as a monthly MVP candidate.Rally walker,Reggie SandersThe number of starting lineups has increased due to the breakdown ofAlbert PuhorsHe also served as the third batter in a match that he missed due to rest.With a batting average of .3, 288 home runs, 8 RBIs, and 53 stolen bases throughout the season, he recorded a batting average of .11 (407 hits in 91 at bats).
2006Became the opening roundPhiladelphia PhilliesHe participated in the starting lineup with the 6th left fielder in the battle.In a game where the starting pitcher is the left pitcherJim EdmondsWas appointed as a starting lineup instead,Preston WilsonSince joining the team, the number of pinch hitters and defensive players has increased, and he has participated in 134 games as a reserve outfielder.In the postseasonNew York MetsWithLeague championship seriesIn the 2th round of the 9nd round, a strong arm in the heydayBilly WagnerHe showed an activity of hitting two home runs, such as hitting a home run that will be the final point from.Detroit TigersWithWorld seriesThen, in the scene of the 4-point behind in the 1th round, the second base without death in the bottom of the 7th inning, he was ordered a pinch hitter bunt and succeeded brilliantly.He made a base on base with an error and stepped on the home of the reversal himself, contributing to the Cardinals check.No. 5 in the next round 8Left wingStarter in. From 7 timesRight wingHe became the first Japanese player to stand on the field at the moment when he won the World Series.To offAnnual salary mediationOn January 1th, he signed a one-year contract for $ 16.
XNUM X Year X NUM X Month X NUM X DayPhiladelphia PhilliesSigned a one-year contract with an annual salary of $ 100 million.
2008Achieved a total of 1500 hits in NPB / MLB, but he often participated in pinch runners and defensively, and he also transferred in the second half.Eric BruntlettHe was robbed of that position and ended up with his worst result after his major debut.Although the team won the district championship for the second consecutive year, they did not have the opportunity to participate in their own division series or world series, and although they participated in four games in the league championship series, they were all pinch hitters.Team for the first time in 2 yearsWorld seriesThe second one following 2006Champion ringWas won.
2009XNUM X Month X NUM X Day,Chicago CubsSigned a minor contract withSpring trainingParticipated as an invited player.AAA class from the openingIowaI spent time in Japan, but on September 9th, I was promoted to major league baseball.Milwaukee BrewersParticipated in the battle. Participation at 40 years and 2 months was the oldest record for a Japanese fielder at that time.However, he was not blessed with the opportunity to participate (6 hits in 11 at bats in 3 games) and became a free contract after the end of the regular season.
Return to Orix
2010XNUM X Month X NUM X Day,Orix BuffaloesContracted with 1 million yen a year plus 8,000 million yen in volume.The uniform number is a teammate from the Cardinals era,Rally walker"33'("The old Blue Wave era6IsNaoyuki OmuraWas wearing.Also from the team "5Was also presented, but it seems that he has resigned).
It was mainly used as a starting lineup for pinch hitters and starting pitchers for left-handed pitchers. At "Ganbaro Kobe Day" held on May 5, as the only active player belonging to Orix who won the victory in 30, he put his sleeve on the blue wave uniform reprinted on the same day. In the game against Lotte on September 1995, he hit a two-run homer in a pinch hitter and went up to the stand of the old nest for the first time in nine years. The registration was deleted due to pain in the left thigh on April 9, and after that, he was deleted again on July 7 due to poor physical condition. The aspect as a spiritual pillar, such as advice to, was evaluated, and it was decided to contract the next year as well.
2011Hurt his right shoulder at the spring camp in February and was late for the opening, but was promoted to the 2st Army on May 5. No. 10 in the Hanshin Tigers match on May 5thRight handParticipated asMinoru IwataI hit the first timely hit and went up to the second stand.Even after that, the batting average of the team was sluggishMitsutaka GotoTowed the team as No. 3 in the situation where the second army fell.After Goto's return, he was mainly appointed as the second batter, and he was a younger brother in the interleague game.Tomotaka SakaguchiNext to the overall batting average of .2.However, after that, it fell into a slump and was deregistered on August 363th.After that, he was not promoted to the first army due to the influence of his injured right shoulder.Out-of-force notificationI was withdrawn on October 10th...The next day, 14th, he had an operation on his right shoulder. On December 12, the free contract was announced.
2012Aiming to continue workingリ ハ ビ リ テ ー シ ョ ンHowever, he announced his retirement on his official website on the same day because there was no offer from any team by July 7st, the deadline for new contracts... WifeRetirement matchIt is said that it was a regret that it ended without.
2012On September 9th, he officially announced that he would retire from active duty through his office at the time.At the same time, in the entertainment agencyHoriproConcluded a new management contract with, while belonging to the sports culture department of the companyBaseball commentatorRevealed to act as.
About a month after the announcement of retirement2012From October 10nd, "with ... I decided to use the radio at night』(MBS RadioWas broadcast on Tuesday during the nighttime off period of 2012 (a live wide program of over 4 hours), the first time for a regularRadio personalityIn charge of.In that connection, in December 2012, "MBS Radio Special WeekWas appointed as the "Special Week PR Ambassador" as the personality representative of the station.It was also held on November 2012, 11.2nd Kobe MarathonThen,Asahi Broadcasting(Asahi Broadcasting TV) For the first time in my life as part of the program planningFull marathonChallenge.. He completed the race in 5 hours 51 minutes 20 seconds.By the way, at that time, he appeared as a guest commentator on many sports broadcasts and programs (including the sports corner of news programs) regardless of broadcasting station, TV or radio.2013From the professional baseball seasonNHKWas also active as a baseball commentator.
2015On October 10st, Orix Buffaloes announced that Taguchi would return to the team as a second-team coach.Taguchi's teammate during the Blue Wave era, acting as an army coach from the middle of the 1 seasonJunichi FukuraHowever, it was officially decided to take office as the first army coach.
Buffaloes second army coach first year2016In, both the 7st and XNUMXnd teams are sluggish at the bottom of the league.Taguchi also in July during the seasoncerebral infarctionI was on the verge of illness and took a temporary rest In addition, he sought a way to interact with young players whose consciousness was significantly different from his active career as a "middle manager of professional baseball." 2nd year2017On March 3th, he published a book "Professional Baseball: The Mystery of the Second Army" that describes his experience.GentoshaPublished by.In addition, he was also a second-arm batter coach only this year.2019Since then, he has been appointed as a general fielder and batter coach. From 2021, he was reassigned to the XNUMXst Army outfield defensive baseball coach.
Characteristics as a player
When I was a college student, it was regarded as a shortstop, Orix turns to outfielder in earnest in the third year due to throwing Yips..Defending in the outfieldIchiroThere was also an evaluation that it exceeded..Be quick, Strong shouldersDuring the innings, I often played catch with Taguchi in the left position and Ichiro in the right position..
"Super Sub" and "10th Starter" that fill the holes in regular holidays even after the Cardinals transferUtility playerActive asPost seasonでTrevor Hoffman,Billy WagnerThe hit at the top was also conspicuous, such as hitting a home run from.The strength of the game is characteristicClutch hitterHowever, in 2005, the batting average in the scoring position was .407 (OPS.936) was recorded.Even in the majors, the batting average is .279 and OPS.717, while the batting average is .331 and OPS.835 in the scoring position.In addition, the batting average at full base in all majors is .512 (41 at bats, 21 hits, on-base percentage .510, slugging percentage .707, OPS1.217).
In 2009, the electronic version of the local newspaper selected the 2000s Cardinals Best Nine by readers' vote, and Taguchi was by far the top "best bench worker."The newspaper said, "Even if you transferStanding ovationIt is still loved by fans, such as being greeted by Taguchi, "said Taguchi's personality.In this way, the support from fans tends to be high, and Taguchi's personal goods were sometimes sold for local fans during the minor era.
Sincere and honest personality, he has been popular since the Orix era.Athlete chairmanI have also served as.At the Sydney Olympics, considering the feelings of Ichiro who is reluctant to participate in the national team who wants to participate in Ichiro, "Olympic is a sunny stage for amateur athletes", he petitioned to avoid Ichiro's election and participated in the Olympics as a substitute ..Tomotaka SakaguchiIs a teacher-apprentice relationship that has continued since Taguchi's major era, and both were doing joint voluntary training off.
When he was an active player, he wrote "What a diary" on his official website.A book of the same name edited from the contents was published in 2004.SHUFUNOTOMOSince he wrote several books with a high level of composition that is said to be "comparable to a professional writer," he has the nickname of "a professional baseball player who can write."When he was active in the Cardinals team, he was said to be a "minor leaguer who can only write a diary", but later became known as a "major leaguer who can also write a diary".What a pain was taught during the Orix eraFutoshi NakanishiIt is a word given by the inscription on the right side, and also received guidance from Nakanishi.Akinori IwamuraIs also inscribed on the right..From 2016, when he was appointed as ORIX's second army coach,Almost daily itoi newspaper"At the inner"A new chapter of baseball player So Taguchi, the first second-team coach,"Nihon Keizai ShimbunIn the electronic version of "2 Army Director So Taguchi!I write a column called "Regularly."The above-mentioned book "Professional Baseball: The Mystery of the Second Army" is a compilation of 2016's "Second Army Director So Taguchi!" After the end of the same year's season.
When I transferred to MLB, I often went to church with my teammates because my alma mater, Kwansei Gakuin University, had an educational policy in line with Christianity.However, he has not been baptized even now, and strictly speakingク リ ス チ ャ ンis not it. "It touched my heart. I could understand and realize it. I knew it was real ... Jesus Christ would help me in my relationship with my wife and in times of life. I'm thinking now. "John Rodriguez for Cardinals,Braden Looper,Albert PuhorsSome players are known for their deep faith.Taguchi commented, "Pujols is very kind. He understands the pain of not being able to understand the language, and he is also a Christian who sets an example of faith. Everyone is very kind." ing.
He was a popular player in the locals because he had been in the Cardinals for so long that he was one of the oldest players, but his profile on the team website says "Kan".you know Gakuin, Osaka"(*"Kwansei Gakuin UniversityIs "Kwansei Gakuin (alphabet notation, Kwansei Gakuin)" and was not corrected at all as it was (university in Hyogo prefecture). Not corrected after moving to Phillies in 2008 and Cubs in 2009.
Hit results by year
|1992||Oryx||47||141||123||12||33||10||0||1||46||7||5||0||9||0||8||0||1||26||1||. 268||. 318||. 374||. 692|
|1993||31||90||83||12||23||7||1||0||32||5||3||2||4||0||3||0||0||12||2||. 277||. 302||. 386||. 688|
|1994||108||364||329||55||101||17||1||6||138||43||10||3||5||4||23||1||3||62||6||. 307||. 354||. 419||. 773|
|1995||130||574||495||76||122||24||2||9||177||61||14||7||25||7||43||0||4||80||7||. 246||. 308||. 358||. 665|
|1996||128||569||509||74||142||24||1||7||189||44||10||4||23||4||29||4||4||61||15||. 279||. 321||. 371||. 692|
|1997||135||643||572||92||168||32||4||10||238||56||7||1||16||3||49||1||3||74||4||. 294||. 351||. 416||. 767|
|1998||132||573||497||85||135||26||2||9||192||41||8||8||23||2||48||2||3||68||13||. 272||. 338||. 386||. 724|
|1999||133||569||524||77||141||21||1||9||191||56||11||6||14||1||29||0||1||91||9||. 269||. 308||. 365||. 673|
|2000||129||578||509||77||142||26||3||8||198||49||9||2||11||0||55||1||3||80||12||. 279||. 353||. 389||. 742|
|2001||134||524||453||70||127||21||6||8||184||42||6||6||26||1||43||2||1||88||7||. 280||. 343||. 406||. 750|
|2002||STL||19||19||15||4||6||0||0||0||6||2||1||0||2||0||2||0||0||1||0||. 400||. 471||. 400||. 871|
|2003||43||59||54||9||14||3||1||3||28||13||0||0||1||0||4||1||0||11||2||. 259||. 310||. 519||. 829|
|2004||109||206||179||26||52||10||2||3||75||25||6||3||10||3||12||1||2||23||6||. 291||. 337||. 419||. 756|
|2005||143||424||396||45||114||21||2||8||163||53||11||2||2||4||20||2||2||62||11||. 288||. 322||. 412||. 734|
|2006||134||361||316||46||84||19||1||2||111||31||11||3||9||2||32||1||2||48||9||. 266||. 335||. 351||. 686|
|2007||130||340||307||48||89||15||0||3||113||30||7||4||3||1||23||0||6||32||10||. 290||. 350||. 368||. 718|
|2008||PHI||88||103||91||18||20||5||1||0||27||9||3||0||4||0||8||0||0||14||2||. 220||. 283||. 297||. 580|
|2009||CHC||6||12||11||1||3||1||0||0||4||0||0||0||0||0||1||0||0||4||0||. 273||. 333||. 364||. 697|
|2010||Oryx||53||131||119||17||31||6||0||3||46||10||1||0||2||2||7||0||1||28||4||. 261||. 302||. 387||. 689|
|2011||62||239||198||27||54||10||0||0||64||15||3||1||23||0||15||1||3||36||5||. 273||. 333||. 323||. 657|
|NPB: 12||1222||4995||4411||674||1219||224||21||70||1695||429||87||40||181||24||352||12||27||706||85||. 276||. 332||. 384||. 716|
|MLB: 8||672||1524||1369||197||382||74||7||19||527||163||39||12||31||10||102||5||12||195||40||. 279||. 332||. 385||. 717|
- Of each yearTaiziIs the best league
Defensive results by year
|outfield||Mid-sized (CF)||Left wing (LF)||Right wing (RF)||Second base (2B)|
|2006||-||59||90||2||5||0||. 948||70||87||1||1||0||. 989||7||5||0||0||0||1.000||1||1||1||0||0||1.000|
|2007||-||63||118||1||1||1||. 982||41||49||2||2||1||. 962||8||5||0||0||0||1.000||1||1||0||1||0||. 250|
|MLB||-||226||336||7||6||2||. 983||276||258||6||8||2||. 971||125||118||4||2||0||. 984||3||2||1||1||0||. 750|
- Best nine: Once (1)
- Golden Grab Award: 5 times (1995-1997, 2000, 2001)
- Monthly MVP: Once (July 1)
- JA Zenno Go/Go Award: 1 time (Strong Shoulder Award: September 2000)
- Outstanding Players: Once (1)
- Heart & Hustle Award (2007) * Awarded within the team. Not selected as one final winner from 30 teams
- NPB first record
- First appearance/first start: April 1992, 4, vs.Chiba Lotte Marines1rd round (Chiba Marine Stadium), No. 9shortstopStart with
- First hit: April 1992, 4, vs.Kintetsu Buffaloes1rd round (Green Stadium Kobe), back three timesTakayanagiLeft wing line double
- First Steal: May 1992, 5, vsNippon Ham Fighters3rd round (Green Stadium Kobe), 8nd steal in the bottom of XNUMXth (Pitcher:Akito Kaneishi,catcher:Fujio Tamura）
- First RBI: April 1992, 9, vs.Fukuoka Daiei Hawks23rd round (Kitakyushu City Stadium), 8 timesIkeda Shinko2 points from XNUMXnd base in a timely manner
- First home run: September 1992, 9, 23th round against Kintetsu Buffaloes (Green Stadium Kobe), Izumi Takayanagi solo to Saegoshi in the bottom of the 25rd
- NPB milestone record
- 1000 hits: August 2000, 10, againstSeibu LionsRound 26 (Green Stadium Kobe), behind 4Fumiya NishiguchiTo hit Nakamae *203th person in history
- 1000 games participation: April 2001, 4, 28th round against Nippon-Ham Fighters (Green Stadium Kobe), No. 7Left handStarts with *The 367th player in history
- NPB and other records
- All star gamesParticipation: 4 times (1995-1997, 2001)
- 6 (1992-2001)
- 99 (2002-2009)
- 33 (2010-2011)
- 81 (2016 -)
- What a painful diary (first edition released in January 2004,Shufutoseikatsusha,ISBN-978 4391129076）
- Tag bana. (First edition released on May 2007, 5,World Culture,ISBN-978 4418075096）
- Supporting character <Wakijikara> (First edition released on April 2010, 4,PHP Institute,ISBN-978 4569778297）
- Baseball, digression and baseball (first edition released on February 2013, 2,My navi,ISBN-978 4839946050）
- The mystery of professional baseball and the second army (first edition released on March 2017, 3,Gentosha,ISBN-978 4344984523）
Only regular programs after retiring from active duty are listed
- Major League(NHK BS1 Appear at any time)
- World Sport MLB(Same as above, Major League Baseball Commentator)
Only regular programs after retiring from active duty are listed
- with ... I decided to use the radio at nightTuesday personality (MBS Radio, October 2012, 10-December 2, 2013)
- It is his first regular program, and the title on the broadcast is "with Taguchi Soya is decided to be radio".
- NHK professional baseball(Same as above, appearing at any time mainly in the games managed by Hanshin and Orix)
- ^ Kansai Gakuin Alumni Association Okayama Branch Official Blog 2008 Okayama Branch General Assembly Announcement See.
- ^ Kansai Student Baseball Federation Official Website Major Federation Records See.
- ^ So Taguchi Official Site "Baseball and Me" See
- ^ Asahi Shimbun, morning edition dated December 1991, 12 (13th edition, 14th page)
- ^ Nachi Tomonari, Masanori Murakami, "Major League Complete Data Player Directory 2005," Kosaido Publishing, 2005, p. 303.ISBN-4 331 51093-X-.
- ^ So Taguchi official site mail from so from January 2010, 1
- ^ Orix announces withdrawal from Taguchi Hope to continue working outside of force Sponichi Annex, September 2011, 10.
- ^ So Taguchi Official Blog: July 2012, 7
- ^ "Former Ori So Taguchi officially announces retirement". Sankei sports(July 2012, 9) 2012/9/6Browse.
- ^ Asahi Broadcasting "Kobe Marathon 2012 To a New Self" See
- ^ "Weekly baseballFrom the "2013 Critic / Commentator Directory" published in the "2013 Professional Baseball Player Photo Directory"
- ^ Orix, acting Fukura promoted to coach Taguchi as 2nd army coach("Nikkan Sports"Article dated February 2015, 10)
- ^ Announcement of Junichi Fukura, New XNUMXst Army Director, So Taguchi, New XNUMXst Army Director
- ^ "Orix Taguchi second army coach is in poor health". Sports Nippon(July 2016, 7) 2017/5/16Browse.
- ^ a b c Junji Ozeki"Professional Baseball Scouting Report 2014"Kosaido Publishing, 2014, 5 pages.ISBN 978-4-331-51810-6.
- ^ "Professional Baseball News Player Directory 2000" The Masada, 2000, p. 170.ISBN-4 88397-014-0.
- ^ a b Junji Koseki, "Professional Baseball Scouting Report 2014", published by Kosaido, 2014, p. 4.ISBN 978-4-331-51810-6.
- ^ So Taguchi BASEBALL-REFERENCE.COM, viewed October 2014, 10. ※English language
- ^ Sports Nippon April 2008, 10[Broken link]
- ^ 
- ^ 2010 Orix Buffaloes Orix Buffaloes Individual Defense Results (Pacific League) Japan Baseball Organization
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- List of people at Kwansei Gakuin University
- List of Orix Buffaloes players
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- Individual Yearly Results So Taguchi -NPB.jp Japan Baseball Organization
- Player's total performance and information MLB,ESPN,Baseball-Reference,Fangraphs,The Baseball Cube,Baseball-Reference (Register)
- So Taguchi Official Site at the Wayback Machine (archived October 2015, 10)
- Hobonichi Itoi Shimbun So Taguchi x Shigesato Itoi Please aim only for the baseball kamisama and the first ball.
- Hobonichi Itoi Shimbun So Taguchi x Shigesato Itoi 25th piece
- Hobonichi Itoi Shimbun So Taguchi x Shigesato Itoi A baseball player.So Taguchi 21st year selection.
- Hobonichi Itoi Shimbun A new chapter of baseball player So Taguchi, the first second-arm coach