[4/2/2016] Hosoya ties PL record with triples in three consecutive games

Kei Hosoya tied a Pacific League record earlier today with a triple in his third straight game. He is the twelfth player in NPB history, seventh player in PL history, and fourth player in franchise history to tie the record. The last player to tie the record before Hosoya was Daichi Suzuki in 2013. The NPB record of four was set by Shigeo Nagashima in 1960.

Pacific League

Year Name JPN Name ENG
1954 蔭山 和夫 Kageyama, Kazuo
1955 三宅 宅三 Miyake, Takuzo
1958 本屋敷 錦吾 Motoyashiki, Kengo
1993 浜名 千広 Hamana, Chihiro
2007 早川 大輔 Hayakawa, Daisuke
2013 鈴木 大地 Suzuki, Daichi
2016 細谷 圭 Hosoya, Kei

Source: Sponichi 4/2/2016, Sponichi 4/3/2016, Nikkan Sports 4/3/2016

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