Yasuhiro Yamamoto: Did You Know

Milestones

October 3, 2017 vs Yakult at Jingu Stadium –¬†Yamamoto blasted the first home run of his career (a grand slam) off¬†Ryo Akiyoshi in the ninth inning (fifty-sixth game, 169th plate appearance). He is the fifty-ninth player in NPB history (eighth in Giants history) to hit a grand slam for their first home run.

Source: Daily Sports 10/3/2017, Nikkan Sports 10/3/2017

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