[6/25/2016] Kosuke Fukudome records 2000th NPB+MLB hit

Kosuke Fukudome recorded two hits against the Hiroshima Carp today and became the sixth Japanese player to reach the 2000 NPB+MLB hit milestone. Hiroshima’s Takahiro Arai presented Fukudome with flowers.

Name JPN Name ENG NPB MLB Total Date Game
イチロー Suzuki, Ichiro 1278 2983 4261 2004/05/21 1465
松井 秀喜 Matsui, Hideki 1390 1253 2643 2007/05/06 1822
松井 稼頭央 Matsui, Kazuo 2057 615 2672 2009/08/15 1720
中村 紀洋 Nakamura, Norihiro 2101 5 2106 2013/05/01 2176
井口 資仁 Iguchi, Tadahito 1713 494 2207 2013/07/26 2016
福留 孝介 Fukudome, Kosuke 1502 498 2000 2016/06/25 2040

* totals through June 23, with the exception of Fukudome.
+ Ichiro, H. Matsui and K. Matsui recorded their 2,000th hit in the US.

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