Justin, if you direct people to the forum search, they can satisfy their own curiosity without sidetracking the thread. For example, this post
, or this one
. Even better, direct people to your introductory post
More on topic, Sadaharu Oh is the student of Tohei's Rob mentioned back at the start of this thread. Oh broke some big records, but there's some discussion about what this means; Japanese baseball fields are shorter than MLB fields (I read it on wikipedia, I'm not much of a baseball geek).