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Japanese baseball star Shohei Ohtani could be double threat in big leagues

Japanese baseball star Shohei Ohtani could be double threat in big leagues

Japanese baseball star Shohei Ohtani could be double threat in big leagues

By Dylan Hernandez

Sept. 29, 2017 | REPORTING FROM SAPPORO, JAPAN

Shohei Ohtani prepares to bat against Mexico during the 2016 World Baseball Classic. (Masterpress / Getty Images)

The best player on the baseball team pitches and bats fourth. Not on a Little League team. Not on a high school team. On a professional team that plays at this country’s highest level.

Shohei Ohtani has the kind of...

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