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[6/13/2014] Seibu Lions: Takeya Nakamura blasts 250th career home run

by on Jun.13, 2014 @ 8:44 pm, under NPB

Takeya Nakamura hit his 250th career home run in tonight's game against the Hiroshima Carp.

Inning: bottom of the 6th
Pitcher: Shota Nakazaki
Runners: first and second
Count: 3-1
Outs: none

Nakamura is the fifty-ninth player in NPB history to reach the 250 home run milestone.  He is also the ninth quickest to the milestone (995th game; Sadaharu Oh is in eighth at 994 and Hideki Matsui in tenth at 1000; Ralph Bryant and Alex Cabrera are tied in first at 773).