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[7/28/2015] Chunichi Dragons: Motonobu Tanishige sets new NPB record with 3,018 games

by on Jul.28, 2015 @ 10:59 pm, under NPB

Motonobu Tanishige played in his 3,018th games tonight and set a new NPB record. He started the day tied with Katsuya Nomura. Kazuhiro Wada presented Tanishige with flowers after the 5th inning.

Tanishige was drafted by Taiyo in the first round of the 1988 draft. He played in his first game on April 11, 1989. He signed with the Chunichi Dragons after the 2001 season.

Games Date Opponent Venue
1 04/11/1989 Hiroshima Yokohama Stadium
1,000 08/25/1998 Hanshin Koshien Stadium
1,500 08/01/2002 Yomiuri Tokyo Dome
2,000 07/26/2006 Hanshin Nagoya Dome
2,500 07/28/2010 Yomiuri Tokyo Dome
3,000 04/30/2015 Yomiuri Tokyo Dome
3,018 07/28/2015 Hanshin Nagoya Dome