Takumi Kuriyama: Did You Know

2018

April 30 vs Rakuten at MetLife Dome – Kuriyama hit a double off Takahide Ikeda in the fourth inning and set a new Lions’ franchise record with his 309th career double. The previous record of 308 was held by Hiromichi Ishige

Source: Sanspo 4/30/2018, Nikkan Sports 4/30/2018

June 7 vs Yokohama at Yokohama Stadium – Kuriyama played in his 300th career Inter-league game. He joined Takashi Toritani and Takahiro Arai as the only players in NPB history to play in 300 Inter-league games.

Source: Daily Sports 6/8/2018, Sponichi 6/8/2018

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