All about Coco Balentien

By Edition On Thursday, November 30th, 2017

Baseball player ‘Coco’ Balentien stays in Japan

WILLEMSTAD - Baseball player Wladimir 'Coco' Balentien stays in Japan. He was one of the great trendsetters during the World Baseball Classic. With his performances, he attracted the necessary attention from clubs More...

Coco Balentien
By Edition On Monday, January 13th, 2014

Japan home run leader Balentien arrested in US

MIAMI -- A former major leaguer who broke Japan's single-season home run record has year has been arrested in Florida on domestic violence charges. Court records show Wladimir Balentien is facing a felony false More...

Wladimir Balentien
By Edition On Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

Homage to Wladimir ‘Coco’ Balentien in Japan

WILLEMSTAD – The Curacao baseball start, Wladimir Balentien, alias Coco, was honored yesterday by the Government of Curacao after his team, Tokyo Swallows won from their rival Yomiuri with a score of 10-3 in Tokyo. More...

Coco Balentien
By Edition On Monday, September 16th, 2013

Balentien breaks Japan baseball league record

TOKYO - Former US major leaguer Wladimir Balentien slammed his 56th and 57th home runs of the season Sunday to break a Japanese league record first set by Japan's home-run king Sadaharu Oh 49 years ago. Balentien, More...