Eigoro Mogi: Did You Know



Mogi was named a tourism ambassador for Koganei, Tokyo (his hometown) in 2018. His term will be for two years, from January 18, 2018 until January 17, 2020.

Source: Sports Hochi 1/18/2018, Daily Sports 1/18/2018



October 15 vs Seibu at MetLife Dome – Mogi recorded a home run off the first pitch of the game and joined Takumi Kuriyama (2005) and Ikuhiro Kiyota as the only players to accomplish the feat during Playoff/Climax Series play.

Source: Sponichi 10/15/2017, Nikkan Sports 10/16/2017

October 18 vs Softbank at YafuOku Dome – Mogi hit the third pitch of the game, a 1-1 fastball, over the fence in left-center for his second lead-off home run this Climax Series. He joined Ikuhiro Kiyota (2016) as the only players to record two Climax Series lead-off home runs during one post-season.

Source: Sports Hochi 10/18/2017, Nikkan Sports 10/19/2017, Sponichi 10/19/2017


August 12 vs Seibu at Rakuten Seimei – Mogi recorded the first walk-off hit of his career (twelfth inning, off Hiromasa Saito, two-run home run).

Source: Sports Hochi 8/12/2018, Sponichi 8/12/2018

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