[9/25/2016] Takahiro Arai pushes RBI total to 101

Takahiro Arai pushed his RBI total to 101 during Saturday’s game against the Yakult Swallows and became the fifth player in NPB history to record 100 RBI during the season they turned thirty-nine or older.

The other four players:

  1. Takeshi Yamasaki with 107 in 2009 at forty-one years and 108 in 2007 at thirty-nine years
  2. Hiromitsu Kadota with 125 in 1988 at forty years
  3. Tuffy Rhodes with 118 in 2008 at forty years
  4. Tomoaki Kanemoto with 108 in 2008 at forty years.

Source: Nikkan Sports 9/25/2016

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