Kosuke Fukudome: Still Playing, Still Hitting Dingers, Still Flipping His Bat

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Kosuke Fukudome: Still Playing, Still Hitting Dingers, Still Flipping His Bat

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There is no Cubs game tonight, so I thought you might instead enjoy a highlight from a former Cub.

Kosuke Fukudome, who last played for the Cubs just over a decade ago at age 34, is still playing professional baseball (do that math, and yes, he’s 44). Fukudome is currently in Japan’s highest league, hitting .223/.318/.350 for Chunichi. And if you were wondering, yes he can still hit dingers, and yes he still flips his bat as beautifully as ever:

Happy Monday Night!



Author: Brett Taylor

Brett Taylor is the Editor and Lead Cubs Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation and @Brett_A_Taylor.