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Murton moves into fourth place on Tigers all-time single season hit list

by on Sep.15, 2010 @ 2:04 pm, under NPB

Matt Murton (HAN) went 2-for-4 last night and now has 186 hits on the season.  That's good for 4th on the all-time list for hits in a season by foreign players and 4th on all-time list for his in a season by a Tiger.

Top 10 Hits in a Season by Foreign Players

Player Team Hits Year
Alex Ramirez Yakult 204 2007
Robert Rose Yokohama 192 1999
Alex Ramirez Yakult 189 2003
Alex Ramirez Yomiuri 186 2009
Matt Murton Hanshin 186 2010
Larry Raines Hankyu 184 1954
Tuffy Rhodes Kintetsu 180 2001
Andy Sheets Hanshin 180 2006
Randy Bass Hanshin 176 1986
Alonzo Powell Chunichi 176 1995

Top 10 Hits in a Season by a Tiger

Player Hits Year
Fumio Fujimura 191 1950
Norihiro Akahoshi 190 2005
Fumio Fujimura 187 1949
Matt Murton 186 2010
Kaoru Betto 184 1949
Andy Sheets 180 2006
Randy Bass 176 1986
Norihiro Akahoshi 176 2008
Makoto Imaoka 175 2004
Randy Bass 174 1985

(These lists *should* be correct.)