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Famous Baseball Players from Taiwan

Updated October 13, 2018 6.9k views82 items

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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    NationalityTaiwan

    BirthplaceKaohsiung 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 played in the MLB  ...more
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    Right fielder, Infielder

    NationalityTaiwan

    BirthplaceTaitung 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 Baseball League (CPBL).  ...more
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    Infielder, Shortstop

    NationalityTaiwan

    BirthplaceTainan, Taiwan

    TeamsLos 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 first  ...more
  • 4

    NationalityTaiwan

    BirthplaceTainan, Taiwan

    TeamsNew 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 the New York Yankees,  ...more
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    Center fielder

    NationalityTaiwan

    BirthplaceHualien 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 Guardians of the Chinese  ...more
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    Infielder

    NationalityTaiwan

    BirthplaceTaipei, Taiwan

    Tu-Hsuan Lee is a baseball player.
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    Outfielder

    NationalityTaiwan

    BirthplaceTainan, Taiwan

    TeamsLos 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 League  ...more
  • 8

    NationalityTaiwan

    BirthplaceKaohsiung, 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 pitcher currently  ...more
  • 9

    NationalityTaiwan

    BirthplaceTainan, 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 Hanshin Tigers.He  ...more
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    Left fielder

    NationalityTaiwan

    BirthplaceTaiwan

    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
  • 11

    NationalityTaiwan

    BirthplacePingtung City, Taiwan

    Ikketsu Sho is a professional baseball player.
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    Pitcher

    NationalityTaiwan

    BirthplaceHsinchu County

    Yi-Hao Lin is a professional baseball player.  ...more
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    Outfielder

    NationalityTaiwan

    BirthplaceTaichung, Taiwan

    Lin Wei-Chu is a Taiwanese baseball player who competed in the 2004 Summer Olympics.  ...more
  • 14

    NationalityTaiwan

    BirthplaceTaitung 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 Professional  ...more
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    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.  ...more
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    NationalityTaiwan

    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 Lions of  ...more
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    Outfielder, Infielder

    NationalityTaiwan

    BirthplaceTaitung 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 the  ...more
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    First baseman

    NationalityTaiwan

    BirthplaceTaiwan

    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 player who  ...more
  • 19

    NationalityTaiwan

    BirthplacePingtung County

    I-Cheng Wang is a professional baseball player.  ...more
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    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 team which  ...more
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    NationalityTaiwan

    BirthplaceTaiwan

    TeamsLos 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 player and  ...more
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    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 baseball team which  ...more
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    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 currently plays for Uni-President Lions  ...more
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    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 player. He played for the amateur  ...more
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    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. He was part  ...more