How old is Shohei Ohtani?
Shohei Ohtani is 29 years old.
What is Shohei Ohtani Net Worth?
Shohei Ohtani's net worth is $13 Million.
What is Shohei Ohtani Birthday?
Shohei Ohtani's birthday is 05/07/1994.
What is Shohei Ohtani Zodiac Sign?
Shohei Ohtani's zodiac sign is Cancer.
What is Shohei Ohtani's Real Birth Name?
Shohei Ohtani's real birth name is Shohei Ohtani.
Where is Shohei Ohtani's Birthplace?
Shohei Ohtani's birthplace is Ōshū, Iwate, Japan.
How Tall is Shohei Ohtani?
Shohei Ohtani height is 6'3''.
What is Shohei Ohtani Nationality?
Shohei Ohtani nationality is Japan.
What are Shohei Ohtani's Professions?
Shohei Ohtani's professions are Baseball Player.
Who is Shohei Ohtani?
Shohei Ohtani nicknamed “Shotime” and “Tungsten Arm O’Doyle”, is a Japanese professional baseball pitcher, designated hitter and outfielder for the Los Angeles Angels of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played for the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters of Nippon Professional Baseball’s (NPB) Pacific League.
Considered early on as an elite two-way player, 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, and won the 2016 Japan Series with them. The Fighters posted Ohtani to MLB after the 2017 season, and he signed with the Angels, soon winning the 2018 American League (AL) Rookie of the Year Award.
Following an injury-plagued 2019 and 2020, Ohtani would go on to have a 2021 season widely considered to be historic, as he became the first in the history of MLB 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. Because of his elite contributions both offensively and as a pitcher, a rarity for two-way players, Ohtani’s peak is widely considered among the greatest in baseball history, with some comparing it favorably to the early career of Babe Ruth.For his efforts, he was awarded the 2021 American League Most Valuable Player Award. He followed this in 2022 by becoming the first player in the modern era to qualify for both the hitting and pitching leaderboards in one season, reaching the limits of 3.1 plate appearances and one inning pitched per game with 586 at bats against 166 innings pitched.
Internationally, Ohtani also represented Japan in the 2023 World Baseball Classic, winning the MVP Award for the tournament following Team Japan’s victory over Team USA.