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Dee Brown’s records the NPB 90,000th home run

by on Apr.04, 2010 @ 4:33 pm, under NPB

Seibu Lion Dee Brown's second home run in Sunday's game became the NPB's 90,000th home run.

Venue: Sapporo Dome
Opposing Pitcher: Masaru Takeda
Inning: 6th
Pitch: Change-up (up in the zone)

The first home run recorded was an inside-the-park home run hit by Isamu Fujii of the Osaka Tigers (now the Hanshin Tigers) on 5/4/1936.

The first Central League home run: Yoshiyuki Iwamoto (Shochiku Robbins) on 3/11/1950.

The first Pacific League home run: Katsuki Tokura (Mainichi Orions) on 3/11/1950.