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TOKYO (AFP) – Former US major leaguer Wladimir Balentien slammed his 56th and 57th home runs of the season Sunday to break a Japanese league record first set by Japan's home-run king Sadaharu Oh 49 years ago. Balentien, a 29-year-old native of …
FOX News · 9/15/2013
TOKYO – Former US major leaguer Wladimir Balentien slammed his 56th and 57th home runs of the season Sunday to break a Japanese league record first set by Japan’s home-run king Sadaharu Oh 49 years ago. Balentien, a 29-year-old native of the …
Curacao Chronicle · 9/17/2013
Sept. 16 (Bloomberg) -- Wladimir Balentien broke Japan’s five-decade-old record for home runs in a season with home runs in the first and third innings at Tokyo’s Jingu Stadium. Balentien hit his 56th and 57th homers of the season yesterday ...
Bloomberg · ByChris Cooper · 9/15/2013
Former US major leaguer Wladimir Balentien slammed his 56th and 57th home runs of the season Sunday to break a Japanese league record first set by Japan's home-run king Sadaharu Oh 49 years ago. Balentien, a 29-year-old native of the Dutch …
Global Post · 9/9/2013
Wladimir Balentien hit his 55th home run on Wednesday, tying the Japanese single-season record. Balentien matched the mark set by Sadaharu Oh in 1964, and equaled by the ex-major leaguers Tuffy Rhodes in 2001 and Alex Cabrera in 2002. He has 21 …
New York Times · 9/11/2013
It comes courtesy of Tokyo Yakult Swallows outfielder Wladimir Balentien, who hit his record-tying 55th home run of the 2013 Japanese baseball season on Wednesday during a 6-2 loss to the Hiroshima Carp. Balentien, a former member of the Reds and the ...
totalprosports.com · 9/11/2013
Another foreign player is challenging Sadaharu Oh's single-season home run record in Japan and may get a fair chance to break it this time.With 30 games left in the season, Wladimir Balentien of the Yakult Swallows has 52 homers, just three shy of the ...
Observer-Reporter · 8/27/2013
TOKYO – Former major leaguer Wladimir Balentien hit his 56th and 57th home runs on Sunday, breaking the Japanese single-season record set by legendary slugger Sadaharu Oh 49 years ago. Balentien hit the record-breaking three-run homer in the first …
570 News · 9/15/2013
WLADIMIR Balentien ... and I have a lot of respect for him," Balentien said. "To be able to tie him and then pass him is something very special for me." The single-season home run record is highly regarded in Japan, so much so that former Yankees ...
Philly · 9/17/2013
Watch the record-breaking blast: On Wednesday night (or early Wednesday morning, for those of us in the continental U.S.), Wladimir Balentien hit his 55th home run of 2013 for the Tokyo Yakult Swallows, tying the Japanese single-season record set by ...
m.mlb.com · 9/15/2013