TOKYO, JAPAN:  Hideki Matsui (L) of Yomiuri Giants hits the ball for a two-run homer in the third inning of Game 6 of the Japan Series baseball championship against Daiei Hawks at the Tokyo Dome, 28 October 2000.  Giants beat Hawks 9-3 to claim the championship four games to two. At right is Hawks catcher Kenji Jyojima.    AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read AFP/AFP via Getty Images)