ANAHEIM, California – Shohei Ohtani hit his major league-leading 32nd home run on Wednesday to break former New York Yankees slugger Hideki Matsui’s 2004 record for the most homers hit in a single MLB season by a Japanese-born player.
Ohtani and Matsui are the only Japanese in Major League Baseball’s 30-homer club. No Japanese has won a single-season home run title in either leagues in the majors.
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