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[8/16/2015] Chunichi Dragons: Kazuhiro Wada records 1,000 hits in each league

by on Aug.17, 2015 @ 7:46 am, under NPB

Kazuhiro Wada recorded his 1,000th hit in the Central League during a game against the Yomiuri Giants on August 16 and joined Katsuo Osugi and Hiromitsu Ochiai as the only players in NPB history to collect 1,000 or more hits in each league. The milestone hit came off Kan Otake in the 4th inning.

Name JPN Name ENG Pacific
League
Central
League
Total
大杉 勝男 Osugi, Katsuo 1171 1057 2228
落合 博満 Ochiai, Hiromitsu 1096 1275 2371
和田 一浩 Wada, Kazuhiro 1032 1000 2032

Wada also became the fourth player in NPB history to record at least 1,000 hits for two different organizations.

Name JPN Name ENG Team 1 Team 2 Total
大杉 勝男 Osugi, Katsuo Yakult
1057
Nippon Ham
1171
2228
金本 知憲 Kanemoto, Tomoaki Hiroshima
1179
Hanshin
1360
2539
谷繁 元信 Tanishige, Motonobu Yokohama
1002
Chunichi
1105
2107
和田 一浩 Wada, Kazuhiro Seibu
1032
Chunichi
1000
2032

Source: Tokyo Sports 8/16/2015, Nikkan Sports 8/16/2015, Daily Sports 8/16/2015, Sponichi 8/16/2015, Sanspo 8/17/2015