All posts tagged "Sadaharu Oh"
Baseball/ 3 weeks ago
[ODDS and EVENS] 2006 WBC Brought Joy, Excitement to Japan
Although Japan struggled in the opening rounds of the 2006 WBC, subsequent victories over South Korea and Cuba delivered a championship...
Features/ 2 months ago
[JAPAN SPORTS NOTEBOOK] Hiromitsu Kadota Carved Out a Hall of Fame Career with Grit and Talent
Hiromitsu Kadota slugged 567 home runs in his 23-year career before retiring in 1992 as one of NPB's greatest power hitters....
Features/ 4 months ago
[JAPAN SPORTS NOTEBOOK] Skateboarding Stars Funa Nakayama and Momiji Nishiya Nab Medals in Street League Season Finale
Japan's female competitors had a successful showing in the final tour stop of the 2022 Street League Skateboarding season. Tokyo 2020...
Baseball/ 4 months ago
[NPB NOTEBOOK] Satoshi Nakajima Beats Out Munetaka Murakami for Shoriki Award
The Orix dugout boss guided the Pacific League team to its first Japan Series title in 26 years, and a manager...
Features/ 5 months ago
[JAPAN SPORTS NOTEBOOK] Gymnast Daiki Hashimoto Claims All-Around World Title
"I'm very happy to win here. I would like to say thank you for people supporting me," Daiki Hashimoto said after...
[NPB NOTEBOOK] Munetaka Murakami Belts 56th Homer, Wins Triple Crown on The Season's Final Day
The Tokyo Yakult Swallows infielder went 13 games without a homer before completing the season in style with a solo blast...
[NPB NOTEBOOK] Munetaka Murakami is Taking His Place as One of the Greatest Hitters in NPB History
The Swallows cleanup hitter, at the tender age of 22, matches legendary slugger Sadaharu Oh and sets his sights on the...
Shigeo Nagashima Hospitalized After Brain Hemorrhage
The 86-year-old remained in the medical facility the day after being admitted. His condition was not life-threatening, a Yomiuri Giants official...
Baseball/ 9 months ago
Realizing a Vision in Honoring Masanori Murakami
He was an MLB trailblazer, and the San Francisco Giants held a unique event three decades later in 1995 to honor...
Baseball/ 10 months ago
[NPB NOTEBOOK] Giants Rough Up Roki Sasaki in Marquee Interleague Showdown
The 20-year-old phenom struggled with his control en route to his first loss of the season.
Baseball/ 1 year ago
[NPB NOTEBOOK] Big Boss Has Big Plans
Tsuyoshi Shinjo made a grand entrance at the Fighters spring camp, and since then, he’s raised a few eyebrows with his...
Features/ 1 year ago
[JAPAN SPORTS NOTEBOOK] Aiming to Exceed Record Medal Haul from Pyeongchang Games
Returning Japanese standout athletes from four years ago spark optimism for an even better showing at the Beijing Olympics.