On July 23, 1976, Sadaharu Oh of the Yomiuri Giants hits his 700th career home run, becoming the first player in the history of the Japanese Leagues to reach the milestone. Oh joins major leaguers Hank Aaron and Babe Ruth in the exclusive 700-club.
April 28, 1952
Masanori Murakami of the San Francisco becomes the first Japanese-born player to appear in a major league game
September 1, 1964
December 20, 1978
September 21, 1987