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Famous Baseball Players from Taiwan

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List of famous baseball players from Taiwan, listed alphabetically with photos of the players when available. Taiwan has produced some very talented baseball players over the years, including pitchers, catchers, infielders and outfielders. These are some of the best Taiwanese baseball players to ever live, so if you're a native of Taiwan and are aspiring to play ball professionally then these people should be your idols. If you're searching for a particular popular baseball player from Taiwan then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

List features Tseng Chih-chen, Shih Chin-tien and more.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Taiwanese baseball players?" and "Which baseball players are from Taiwan?"

You can click on the names of these legendary baseball players of Taiwan in order to get more information about each one. If you play baseball or just love the sport then use this list of talented Taiwanese baseball players to find some athletes you haven't heard of before.
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Wei-Yin Chen is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Taiwan
Pitcher

Nationality: Taiwan

Birthplace: Kaohsiung County, Taiwan

Wei-Yin Chen (Chinese: 陳偉殷; pinyin: Chén Wěiyīn; born July 21, 1985) is a Taiwanese professional baseball pitcher for the Miami Marlins of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously ...more
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Chiang Chih-Hsien is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Taiwan
Chiang Chih-Hsien Right fielder, Infielder

Nationality: Taiwan

Birthplace: Taitung County

Chiang Chih-hsien (Chinese: 蔣智賢; pinyin: Jiǎng Zhìxián; born 21 February 1988) is a Taiwanese professional baseball player for the Fubon Guardians of the Chinese Professional
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Chin-lung Hu is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Taiwan
Infielder, Shortstop

Nationality: Taiwan

Birthplace: Tainan, Taiwan

Teams: Los Angeles Dodgers

Chin-lung Hu (born February 2, 1984) is a Taiwanese professional baseball player, currently with the Fubon Guardians of the Chinese Professional Baseball League. He is the fifth player — and ...more
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Chien-Ming Wang is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Taiwan
Pitcher

Nationality: Taiwan

Birthplace: Tainan, Taiwan

Teams: New York Yankees

Chien-Ming Wang (Chinese: 王建民; pinyin: Wáng Jiànmín; born March 31, 1980) is a Taiwanese former professional baseball pitcher. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for ...more
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Che-Hsuan Lin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Taiwan
Center fielder

Nationality: Taiwan

Birthplace: Hualien County

Che-hsuan Lin [Chay shoo-ahn Lin] (Chinese: 林哲瑄; pinyin: Lín Zhéxuān; born September 21, 1988) is a Taiwanese professional baseball outfielder who is playing for the Fubon ...more
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Tu-Hsuan Lee is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Taiwan
Tu-Hsuan Lee Infielder

Nationality: Taiwan

Birthplace: Taipei, Taiwan

Tu-Hsuan Lee is a baseball player.
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Chin-Feng Chen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Taiwan
Outfielder

Nationality: Taiwan

Birthplace: Tainan, Taiwan

Teams: Los Angeles Dodgers

Chen Chin-feng (Chinese: 陳金鋒; pinyin: Chén Jīnfēng; Wade–Giles: Ch'en2 Chin1-Feng1; born 28 October 1977) is a baseball outfielder who was the first Taiwan-born player playing in Major ...more
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Hsu Ming-Chieh is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Taiwan
Hsu Ming-Chieh Pitcher

Nationality: Taiwan

Birthplace: Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Hsu Ming-Chieh (simplified Chinese: 许铭杰; traditional Chinese: 許銘傑; pinyin: Xǔ Míngjié), born December 1, 1976 in Kaohsiung County (now part of Kaohsiung City, Taiwan) is a baseball ...more
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Cheng Kai-Wen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Taiwan
Cheng Kai-Wen Pitcher

Nationality: Taiwan

Birthplace: Tainan, Taiwan

Cheng Kai-wen (Chinese: 鄭凱文; using "Cheng (ジェン)" as his registration until 2010, born July 26, 1988) is a Taiwanese baseball pitcher. He was signed to a one-year contract with the ...more
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Kuo Hui Lo is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Taiwan
Kuo Hui Lo Left fielder

Nationality: Taiwan

Birthplace: Taiwan

Kuo-Hui Kao (Chinese: 高國輝; also known as Kuo-Hui Lo 羅國輝; born September 26, 1985 in Hualien County, Taiwan) is a Taiwanese baseball player. He graduated from Kao-Yuan Technical High School in ...more
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Ikketsu Sho is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Taiwan
Ikketsu Sho Pitcher

Nationality: Taiwan

Birthplace: Pingtung City, Taiwan

Ikketsu Sho is a professional baseball player.
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Yi-Hao Lin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Taiwan
Yi-Hao Lin Pitcher

Nationality: Taiwan

Birthplace: Hsinchu County

Yi-Hao Lin is a professional baseball player.
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Wei-Chu Lin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Taiwan
Wei-Chu Lin Outfielder

Nationality: Taiwan

Birthplace: Taichung, Taiwan

Lin Wei-Chu is a Taiwanese baseball player who competed in the 2004 Summer Olympics.
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Yao-Hsun Yang is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Taiwan
Yao-Hsun Yang Pitcher

Nationality: Taiwan

Birthplace: Taitung City, Taiwan

Yang Yao-hsun (Chinese: 陽耀勳; pinyin: Yāng Yàoxūn; born 22 January 1983 in Taitung City, Taiwan) is a Taiwanese professional baseball pitcher / Outfielder in the Lamigo Monkeys of Chinese ...more
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Chang Tai-shan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Taiwan

Nationality: Taiwan

Birthplace: Taiwan

Chang Tai-shan (Chinese: 張泰山; pinyin: Zhāng Tàishān; Amis name Ati Masaw; born 31 October 1976 in Taitung, Taiwan), is a former Taiwanese professional baseball player.
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Pan Wei-lun is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Taiwan
Pitcher

Nationality: Taiwan

Pan Wei-lun (Chinese: 潘威倫; pinyin: Pān Wēilún; Wade–Giles: Pan1 Wei1 Lun2; born 5 March 1982 in Pingtung County, Taiwan) is a Taiwanese professional baseball pitcher for the Uni-President ...more
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Dai-Kang Yang is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Taiwan
Dai-Kang Yang Outfielder, Infielder

Nationality: Taiwan

Birthplace: Taitung City, Taiwan

Dai-Kang Yang is a Taiwanese professional baseball player. Yang played for the Chinese Taipei national baseball team in the 2006 World Baseball Classic. He went 0 for 3 with two strikeouts as ...more
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Peng Cheng-min is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Taiwan
Peng Cheng-min First baseman

Nationality: Taiwan

Birthplace: Taiwan

Peng Cheng-min, (traditional Chinese: 彭政閔; simplified Chinese: 彭政闵; pinyin: Péng Zhēngmǐn; Wade–Giles: Peng2 Cheng1 Min3; born 6 August 1978 in Kaoshiung, Taiwan), is a Taiwanese baseball ...more
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Yi-Cheng Wang is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Taiwan
Yi-Cheng Wang Pitcher

Nationality: Taiwan

Birthplace: Pingtung County

I-Cheng Wang is a professional baseball player.
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Ku Kuo-Chian is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Taiwan
Ku Kuo-Chian

Nationality: Taiwan

Ku Kuo-Chian (Chinese: 古國謙; pinyin: Gǔ Guóqiān; born 10 November 1968) is a Taiwanese baseball player who competed in the 1992 Summer Olympics. He was part of the Chinese Taipei baseball ...more
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Chin-hui Tsao is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Taiwan
Pitcher

Nationality: Taiwan

Birthplace: Taiwan

Teams: Los Angeles Dodgers, Colorado Rockies

Chin-Hui Tsao (traditional Chinese: 曹錦輝; simplified Chinese: 曹锦辉; pinyin: Cáo Jǐnhūi; born June 2, 1981) is a Taiwanese former professional baseball pitcher. He is the second major league ...more
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Pai Kun-Hong is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Taiwan
Pai Kun-Hong

Nationality: Taiwan

Pai Kun-hong (Chinese: 白昆弘; pinyin: Bái Kūnhóng; born 6 January 1970) is a Taiwanese baseball player who competed in the 1992 Summer Olympics. He was part of the Chinese Taipei ...more
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Lin Yueh-ping is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Taiwan
Lin Yueh-ping

Nationality: Taiwan

Birthplace: Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Lin Yueh-ping, (Chinese: 林岳平; pinyin: Lín Yuèpíng; Wade–Giles: Lin2 Yüeh4 Ping2; born 28 January 1982 in Kaohsiung, Taiwan), is a Taiwanese baseball player who ...more
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Shih Chih-wei is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Taiwan
Shih Chih-wei

Nationality: Taiwan

Shih Chih-wei (Chinese: 石志偉; pinyin: Shí Zhìwěi; Wade–Giles: Shíh Chìh-wěi; born 14 August 1977 in Alishan, Chiayi County, Taiwan) is a retired Taiwanese baseball ...more
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Jong Yeu-Jeng is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Taiwan
Jong Yeu-Jeng

Nationality: Taiwan

Jong Yeu-Jeng (simplified Chinese: 钟宇政; traditional Chinese: 鍾宇政; pinyin: Zhōng Yǔzhèng; born December 25, 1973) is a Taiwanese baseball player who competed in the 1992 Summer Olympics. ...more