Facts of Shohei Ohtani
|Full Name:||Shohei Ohtani|
|Age:||26 years 1 months|
|Birth Date:||July 05, 1994|
|Birth Place:||Oshu, Iwate, Japan|
|Height / How tall :||6 feet 4 inches (1.93m)|
|Profession:||Professional Baseball Player|
|Father's Name:||Toru Ohtani|
|Mother's Name:||Kayoko Ohtani|
|Education:||High School Graduate from Hanamaki Higashi High School|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Taurus, Pisces, Scorpio|
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Relationship Statistics of Shohei Ohtani
|What is Shohei Ohtani marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):||Single|
|Is Shohei Ohtani having any relationship affair ?:||No|
|Is Shohei Ohtani gay ?:||No|
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Shohei Ohtani is currently single. He has not been caught dating or seeing anyone so far. He seldom spoke about his personal life in the media. That means he is single and focused on the MLB career for the moment.
- 1 Who is Shohei Ohtani?
- 2 Shohei Ohtani: Birth Facts, Family, Childhood
- 3 Shohei Ohtani: Education History
- 4 Shohei Ohtani: Early Profession Life, Career
- 5 Shohei Ohtani: Lifetime Achievements and Awards
- 6 Shohei Ohtani: Salary and Net Worth
- 7 Shohei Ohtani: Rumors and Controversy
- 8 Shohei Ohtani: Description to Body Measurements
- 9 Shohei Ohtani: Social Media Profile
Who is Shohei Ohtani?
Shohei Ohtani is a professional baseball pitcher and designated hitter from Oshu, Iwate, Japan. He plays in the Major League Baseball for Los Angeles Angels. He is a former player from Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters of the Nippon Professional Baseball. Shohei was drafted in the first pick by Fighters in 2012. He holds a record of the fastest pitch by a Japanese pitcher at 165 Km/hr.
Shohei Ohtani: Birth Facts, Family, Childhood
Shohei was born on July 5, 1994, in Oshu, Iwate, Japan. He is the son of Toru Otani and Kayoko Otani. He has a brother named Ryuta Otani. He played baseball since his early childhood. Other details on his family and childhood are unknown.
Shohei Ohtani: Education History
He studied in Iwate Prefecture’s Hanamaki Higashi High School, Northern Japan. Shohei is the fastest high school baseball pitcher with the speed of 160 km/hr. of Japan. He played at the 2012 U18 Baseball World Championship and recorded 16 strikeouts, 8 walks, 5 hits, 5 runs and 4.35 earned run average of 10.33 innings pitched. He wished to join the major leagues after high school. A couple of teams like Texas Rangers, Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees and Los Angeles Dodgers showed interest but he changed his decision and played for the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters before he moved to the Major League.
Shohei Ohtani: Early Profession Life, Career
Shohei was drafted in the first pick of the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters in the 20112 draft. His first match for the Fighters was on March 29, 2013, in a season-opening game. He played as a right fielder for Fighters. The Fighters used him as both a pitcher and position player. By the end of the season, he recorded 3–0 with a 4.23 ERA with 33 walks to 46 K in 61 2/3 IP and hit .238/.284/.376 in 204 plate appearances.
In 2014, he played both as a hitter and pitcher. He batted .274, 31 RBIs and a .842 on-base plus percentage in 212 at-bats as a hitter. The same year he was appointed as the member of the national baseball team of Japan. He continued to play with the Fighters till 2017.
Shohei signed a contract with Los Angeles Angels on December 8-9, 2018. Unfortunately, he was diagnosed with sprained UCL in his right elbow. After recovering from the injury, he played his first match against Oakland Athletics as a designated hitter for the Angels. He debuted as a pitcher for the Angels on April 1 and striking out six batters in six innings and made his first MLB win. He recorded 12 total bases and five RBI with his first three games.
He played against Boston Red Sox on April 18 and left after the second innings because of a blister in his middle finger of the right hand. Shohei has not yet played representing Japan. He was selected on the 28-man roster of the Japenese Baseball team for the 2017 World Baseball Classic. Unfortunately, due to his ankle injury, he was not able to participate in the competition.
Shohei Ohtani: Lifetime Achievements and Awards
Shohei won the Japan Series Champion in 2016, 3 times NPB All-Star (2013-2016), Pacific League MVP (2016), WBSC Player of the Year 2015 and many more during his career with Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters. In the MLB, he won the All-Rookie of the month in April 2018 while with the Los Angeles Angels.
Shohei Ohtani: Salary and Net Worth
The salary detail of Ohtani is unknown. His net worth is also under review and will be updated soon.
Shohei Ohtani: Rumors and Controversy
There are no controversy or rumors connected to this Japanese baseball star so far.
Shohei Ohtani: Description to Body Measurements
Shohei is six feet and four inches tall and weighs 92 kilos. The color of his hair is black and his eye color is also black. Other details like the width of the chest, biceps, waist etc are unknown.
Shohei Ohtani: Social Media Profile
Shohei Ohtani is not a fan of the Social Media and is not active on any of the social media sites.