On April 12, 2008 — Tomoaki Kanemoto lines a single for his 2,000th hit in Nippon Pro Baseball. He becomes the 37th Japanese professional player to reach that level and earns entry into the meikyukai with the hit. He had been mired in an 0 for 15 slump after his 1,999th hit.

 


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Sources:

Baseball Reference April 12

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National Pastime April 12

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