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Watch: 44-year-old Manny Ramirez is still jacking home runs

Ramirez plays for the Kochi Fighting Dogs in Japan.
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Manny Ramirez muscled out 555 home runs in his 19-year career. He hasn't played in a major league game since 2011 when he played five games with the Tampa Bay Rays.

Ramirez is playing for the Kochi Fighting Dogs – an independent league team in Japan – and he's is still mashing taters.

It was Ramirez's first home run of the season.

The 44-year-old signed with the team in January and according to Associated Press, the league he plays in has just four teams in it.

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