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NPB Milestones from July 10, 2011

by on Jul.10, 2011 @ 8:23 pm, under NPB

Yomiuri Giants

Yoshinobu Takahashi became the 108th player in NPB history to collect 1,500 hits today.  The hit came in the bottom of the 5th inning with 1 out, no one on, and Bryan Bullington on the mound for Hiroshima.

Takahashi recorded his first hit on 4/3/1998 against the Yakult Swallows.

Yokohama Bay Stars

Daisuke Miura picked up his first victory of the year today.  The win also helped him set a new franchise record of recording at least one victory in 19 consecutive seasons (1993-2011).  The previous franchise record of 18 seasons was held by Masaji Hiramatsu (1967-1984).