NPB statistics (through 2017 season). MLB statistics (through 2021 season). 2× Pacific League Pitcher Best Nine. Designated Hitter Best Nine (2016).Pacific League ERA leader (2015). Pacific League Battery Award, with Shota Ono. 2x Japan Professional Sports Grand Prize. WBSC Player of the Year (2015). AL Rookie of the Year. Commissioner's Historic Achievement Award. AP Athlete of the Year. Ohtani's name in kanji.
Born July 5, 1994, nicknamed " Shotime ". Is a Japanese professional baseball.
For the Los Angeles Angels. He previously played for the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters.
Ohtani was the first pick of the Fighters in the 2012 draft. He played in NPB for the Fighters from 2013 through 2017 as a pitcher and an outfielder. Ohtani recorded the fastest pitch by a Japanese pitcher and in NPB history at 165 kilometres per hour (102.5 mph). Ohtani to MLB after the 2017 season, and he signed with the Angels.
He won the 2018 American League Rookie of the Year Award. And the 2021 American League Most Valuable Player Award. On January 31, 2022, it was announced that Ohtani Will be on the cover of MLB the Show 22. In 2021, Ohtani's season was formally recognized as "historically significant" and a "major impact on the sport".As he became the first two-way player. In the history of Major League Baseball with 10+ home runs and 20+ stolen bases as a hitter and 100+ strikeouts and 10+ pitching appearances as a pitcher in the same season while also holding at least a share of the major league lead in home runs in fourteen starts. As well as being the first player in MLB history to be an All-Star. As both a pitcher and a hitter in the 2021 All-Star Game.
Where he was a starter in both capacities, as the American League's manager-selected starting pitcher (who earned the win) and fan-elected starting designated hitter (who was also the leadoff hitter). This item is in the category "Sports Mem, Cards & Fan Shop\Sports Trading Cards\Trading Card Singles". The seller is "sportsphilanthropist" and is located in this country: US.This item can be shipped to United States, Canada.