Shohei Ohtani , nicknamed "Shotime", is a Japanese professional baseball pitcher, designated hitter and outfielder for the Los Angeles Angels of Major League Baseball . He previously played for the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters of Nippon Professional Baseball's Pacific League.
|Los Angeles Angels – No. 17|
|Pitcher / Designated hitter / Outfielder|
|Born: July 5, 1994|
Ōshū, Iwate, Japan
|NPB: March 29, 2013, for the Hokkaidō Nippon-Ham Fighters|
|MLB: March 29, 2018, for the Los Angeles Angels|
|NPB statistics |
(through 2017 season)
|Earned run average||2.52|
|Runs batted in||166|
|MLB statistics |
(through June 2, 2022)
|Earned run average||3.62|
|Runs batted in||279|
|Career highlights and awards|
Shohei Ohtani (sometimes also spelt Otani) is a Japanese professional baseball player who is currently affiliated with Major League Baseball (MLB) team Los Angeles Angels. A rare talent, he is equally dominant at pitching and hitting and is often dubbed as Japan's Babe Ruth. Ohtani was introduced to the sport by his father, and soon the incredible speed of his fast ball drew both domestic and international attention. Initially, he wanted to go the United States right after finishing school, skipping the Japanese draft, but the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters of Nippon Professional Baseball's (NPB) Pacific League aggressively courted him. He eventually relented and became their first pick in the 2012 draft. Ohtani would play the next five seasons for the Fighters and would lead them to the Pacific League Championship and Japan Series title in 2016. He has also won several personal accolades and is the current holder of the record of throwing the fastest pitch by a Japanese pitcher and in NPB history at 102.5 mph. At the international level, he was a member of the bronze-winning Japanese team at the 2015 WBSC Premier 12 championship. In December 2017, he finally came to the US as a contracted player for the Los Angeles Angels.
He has an older brother named Ryuta.
He played baseball at Hanamaki Higashi High School in Iwate Prefecture, Japan. Before turning professional, he competed in the 2012 18U Baseball World Championship.
He set a record for the fastest pitch in Nippon Professional Baseball history with a speed of 102.5 mph.
Shohei Ohtani's estimated Net Worth, Salary, Income, Cars, Lifestyles & many more details have been updated below. Let's check, How Rich is He in 2021-2022? According to Forbes, Wikipedia, IMDB, and other reputable online sources, Shohei Ohtani has an estimated net worth of $10 Million at the age of 28 years old in year 2022. He has earned most of his wealth from his thriving career as a baseball player from Japan. It is possible that He makes money from other undiscovered sources Reliable sources show that his annual salary is about 545,000 USD (2018)
At the age of 28,
Shohei Ohtani height is 6′ 4″.
His ability to both pitch and hit led to many media outlets referring to him as "Japan's Babe Ruth."
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● Shohei Ohtani was born on July 5, 1994 (age 28) in Oshu, Japan ● He is a celebrity baseball player ● He is a member of group Los Angeles Angels (#17 / Pitcher)● His height is 6′ 4″● His salary is 545,000 USD (2018)
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