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|
|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.