Yoh has always liked the color red, but switched to white when he first joined the Nippon Ham Fighters out of respect for Tsuyoshi Shinjo.
Source: Nikkan Sports 1/20/2017
Taiwan’s cable TV channel Videoland has reportedly purchased broadcast rights to all Yomiuri home games (seventy-one in all) this season for an estimated thirty million yen.
Source: ZakZak 2/20/2017
Yoh has hit home runs in back-to-back trips to the plate in the same game twice so far during his career.
Source: Sports Hochi 6/26/2016
August 16, 2017 vs Yakult at Jingu Stadium – Yoh became the 288th player in NPB history to reach the 1,000-hit milestone. The 1,000th hit came in the third inning off Yakult’s Hara Juri. Tsubakuro presented him with flowers.
Source: Daily Sports 8/17/2017
September 13, 2017 vs Hanshin at Koshien Stadium – Yoh recorded the first five-hit game of his career.
Source: Nikkan Sports 9/13/2017