Japanese baseball player Murakami sets new record for most home runs in a single season by a Japanese at age 56

At the age of 22, he confirmed the youngest three-time hit trophy … A house worth 3 billion won is a bonus gift

Murakami sets a new record for most home runs in a single season


(Seoul = Yonhap News) Reporter Jang Hyun-gu = Japanese professional baseball Yakult Swallows giant Murakami Munetaka (22) broke the record for most home runs in one season for Japanese in 58 years.

On the 3rd, in the home game against Yokohama DeNA Baystars held at Meiji Jingu Stadium in Tokyo, Japan, on the 3rd, Murakami played the 4th third baseman and hit a superior solo shot in the 7th inning. He broke the record for most home runs in one season for a Japanese in 58 years.

Murakami, who equaled Osadaharu by hitting two home runs in the game against the Yomiuri Giants on the 13th of last month, resumed the canon after 21 days and finally became the new protagonist of the record on for most home runs in a Japanese season. .

Murakami's 56th home run scene
Murakami’s 56th home run scene


Murakami set a new home run record in the final regular season game at Yakult, who had already secured first place in the Central League regular season, and became the youngest hitter in Japanese baseball history to be ranked first in the batting average. (0.318 batting average), home runs and RBI (134) Three crowns were also achieved at the same time.

The youngest three-time batting champion was former Chunichi Dragons manager Hiromitsu Ochiai, who achieved the feat at the age of 29.

According to Japanese media on the 4th, including Nikkan Sports, this is the 8th time in history since Nobuhiko Matsunaka won three batting titles in 2004, and Murakami succeeded in the streak for the first time in 18 years.

Murakami did not break the record for most home runs in a single season in Japanese baseball (60) set by Vladimir Valentin (Yakult) in 2013, but now at the age of 22, he has won the most home runs and a triple crown for hitting and Japanese in the last at-bat of the last game of the regular season at age 22. Japanese media and fans could not hide their excitement at the star.

The real estate company, Open House, which offered to give away a house worth 100 million yen (about 990 million won) if Murakami hit his 56th home run, tripled the amount to 300 million yen (2.9 billion won ‘to win) as the Japanese home run record and the youngest hit record was set three times at the same time, 86 million won) the house for Murakami, who shot it wide.


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