List of Nippon Professional Baseball career hits leaders

Isao Harimoto holds the Japanese record for most career hits with 3085, and is the only player with more than 3000 hits in Japan.

Players with 2,000 or more hitsEdit

* denotes elected to Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame.
Bold denotes active player.[a]
  • Stats updated as of end of 2021 season.
Rank Player Hits
1 Isao Harimoto * 3,085
2 Katsuya Nomura * 2,901
3 Sadaharu Oh * 2,786
4 Hiromitsu Kadota * 2,566
5 Yutaka Fukumoto * 2,543
Sachio Kinugasa * 2,543
7 Tomoaki Kanemoto * 2,539
8 Kazuyoshi Tatsunami * 2,480
9 Shigeo Nagashima * 2,471
10 Masahiro Doi 2,452
11 Takuro Ishii 2,432
12 Hiromitsu Ochiai * 2,371
13 Tetsuharu Kawakami * 2,351
14 Koji Yamamoto * 2,339
15 Kihachi Enomoto * 2,314
16 Morimichi Takagi * 2,274
17 Kazuhiro Yamauchi * 2,271
18 Katsuo Osugi * 2,228
19 Yasunori Oshima 2,204
20 Takahiro Arai 2,203
21 Seiichi Uchikawa 2,182
22 Tsutomu Wakamatsu * 2,173
23 Atsunori Inaba 2,167
24 Yoshinori Hirose 2,157
Koji Akiyama * 2,157
26 Shinya Miyamoto 2,133
27 Shinnosuke Abe 2,132
28 Kazuhiro Kiyohara 2,122
29 Michihiro Ogasawara 2,120
30 Tomonori Maeda 2,119
31 Hayato Sakamoto 2,118
32 Motonobu Tanishige 2,108
33 Norihiro Nakamura 2,101
34 Takashi Toritani 2,099
35 Atsuya Furuta * 2,097
36 Makoto Matsubara 2,095
37 Kazuo Matsui 2,090
38 Hiroyuki Yamazaki 2,081
39 Taira Fujita 2,064
40 Kenichi Yazawa 2,062
41 Michiyo Arito 2,057
Shinichi Eto * 2,057
43 Hideji Katō 2,055
44 Kazuhiro Wada 2,050
45 Masahiro Araki 2,045
46 Hiroki Kokubo 2,041
47 Hiromasa Arai 2,038
48 Takumi Kuriyama 2,023
49 Kenjiro Nomura 2,020
50 Isao Shibata 2,018
51 Alex Ramírez 2,017
52 Yukio Tanaka 2,012
53 Norihiro Komada 2,006
54 Kazuya Fukuura 2,000
  1. ^ A player is considered inactive if he has announced his retirement or not played for a full season.

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