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40,000 Pacific League Home Runs

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40,000 Pacific League Home Runs
In the bottom of the 8th inning of the April 18th game of the Softbank Hawks vs. the Orix Buffaloes at Fukuoka Yahoo! Dome, Hawks player Tony Batista hit the 40,000th overall home run for the Pacific League since two league play began back in 1950. The following day Sankei Sports had a list of the home runs in increments of 5,000, which I have translated below:
 HR #       Date                   Batter/Team                              Pitcher/Team                  Stadium      
1 Mar 11, 1950 Katsushiro Tokura (Mainichi Orions) Isamu Kinoshita (Nishitetsu Lions) Nishinomiya Stadium
5,000 Aug 08, 1960 Masahiro Nakata (Hankyu Braves) Takeshi Hasegawa (Daimai Orions) Komazawa Stadium
10,000 Jul 03, 1968 Arturo Lopez (Tokyo Orions) Masaaki Ikenaga (Nishitetsu Lions) Kokura Stadium
15,000 Aug 17, 1974 Yoshiyuki Sano (Nankai Hawks) Akira Kawahara (Taiheiyo Club) Heiwadai Stadium
20,000 Oct 01, 1980 Hiromitsu Kadota (Nankai Hawks) Osamu Higashio (Seibu Lions) Osaka Stadium
25,000 Jul 12, 1986 Tsutomu Itou (Seibu Lions) Kazuyoshi Ono (Kintetsu Buffaloes) Fujidera Stadium
30,000 Jun 06, 1992 Yasutaka Hironaga (Daiei Hawks) Tetsuya Shiozaki (Seibu Lions) Seibu Lions Stadium
35,000 Jul 08, 1999 Yukio Tanaka (Nippon Ham Fighters) Junichiro Muto (Lotte Marines) Tokyo Dome
40,000 Apr 18, 2005 Tony Batista (Softbank Hawks) Kazuo Yamaguchi (Orix Buffaloes) Fukuoka Yahoo! Dome
The original list in Japanese can be found on this Sankei Sports Page, and I had a little help in translating the names using Gary Garland's Data Warehouse.

There was also a list of how many home runs each team has hit since the formation of the Pacific League:
Team           # of HR's
Seibu 7,072
Softbank 6,692
Orix 6,615
Lotte 6,288
Nippon Ham 6,228
Rakuten 8
Kintetsu(1) 6,540
Daiei(1)(2) 417
Takahashi(1) 141
Total 40,001
(1)=no longer existing club
(2)=different Daiei than the current Softbank Hawks
*The list is current through April 18.
I hope everthing is listed right.

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