Ohtani with the Los Angeles Angels. NPB: March 29, 2013, for the Hokkaid Nippon-Ham Fighters. MLB: March 29, 2018, for the Los Angeles Angels. NPB statistics (through 2017 season). MLB statistics (through July 2, 2021).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.
Ohtani's name in kanji. Tani Shhei , 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. The item "SHOHEI OHTANI RC GU Relic 2018 Topps Now 1st Multi-HR 1/25 Hard To Find 1/25" is in sale since Monday, July 5, 2021. 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 Warren, New Jersey. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Panama, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay.