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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 …
National Post · 9/16/2013
TOKYO -- Former major leaguer Wladimir Balentien hit his 55th home run on Wednesday, tying Japanese baseball's single-season record. Balentien matched the mark set by Sadaharu Oh in 1964 and equaled by ex-major leaguers Tuffy Rhodes in 2001 and …
CTV News · 9/11/2013
A new home run king was crowned in Japan ... Wladimir Balentien, a former major leaguer who spent time with the Seattle Mariners and Cincinnati Reds, delivered his 56th and 57th home runs to break the Nippon Professional Baseball single-season home …
Yahoo Canada Sports · ByMark Townsend · 9/15/2013
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TOKYO — Former major leaguer Wladimir Balentien hit his 52nd home run of the season on Friday to move within three of Japanese baseball’s season record. Balentien’s Yakult Swallows have 30 games remaining in the regular season for him to equal …
Sportsnet · 8/29/2013
Hey Seattle Mariner fans, do you remember Wladimir Balentien ... has just broken (via Japan Times) legendary Japanese home run king Sadaharu Oh's single-season Nippon Professional Baseball home run record. Now, depending on your point of view, you …
Bleacher Report · ByThomas Holmes · 9/16/2013
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
MIAMI (AP) — A former major league baseball player who broke Japan's single-season home run record last year has been arrested in Florida on domestic violence charges, police said Monday. Court records show Wladimir Balentien, 29, is facing a felony ...
Macomb Daily · 1/13/2014
TOKYO (TR) – Succession to Japan’s home run crown is just a few swings away. In the bottom of the ninth on Wednesday at Meiji Jingu Stadium, former major leaguer Wladimir ... record) nears, pitchers will be reluctant to throw strikes,” said Balentien ...
The Tokyo Reporter · 8/30/2013
TOKYO (AP) — Yakult Swallows slugger Wladimir Balentien ... The Curacao-born Balentien was freed on bail and returned to Japan on Tuesday. Balentien hit 60 homers last year, breaking Japan's previous season record of 55. He also has played for Seattle ...
U-T San Diego · 1/28/2014