A Japanese baseball outfielder, Kosuke Fukudome earned fame with the Chunichi Dragons. He was the Central League MVP in 2006. Fukudome moved to the Chicago Cubs for the 2008 season.
Tigers? Fukudome slugs solo home run to account for only scoring in CL playoff opener
Randy Messenger threw eight scoreless innings and Kosuke Fukudome hit a solo home run as the Hanshin Tigers beat the Hiroshima Carp 1-0 on Saturday... Read more ...108.25 ¥/$ (5 p.m.)
The Hanshin Tigers put runners on every base with two outs in the fifth inning in the opening game of the Japan Series as the zeal and frenzy of... Read more ...Hawks southpaw Otonari gains confidence thanks to postseason success
Kenji Otonari was the hero for the Fukuoka Softbank Hawks during the Climax Series and the Pacific League champions are turning to the left-hander... Read more ...Gomez?s bat, Tigers relievers secure victory in Game 3
The Hanshin Tigers fans were on cloud nine in the left-field stands, giddily peppering every player?s ouenka (supporter?s song) with... Read more ...111.23 ¥/$ (5 p.m.)
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In 1996, at the age of 19, he became the youngest player to ever be chosen for an Olympic baseball team.
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