Shohei Ohtani is a Japanese professional baseball pitcher and designated hitter who plays for Los Angeles Angels of Major League Baseball. He previously played 87 games for the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters of Nippon Professional Baseball’s Pacific League. He set a record for the fastest pitch in Nippon Professional Baseball history with a speed of 102.5 mph. Born in Oshu, Japan, on March 12, 1985, to Kayoko and Toru Otani, he has an older brother named Ryuta. He studied at Hanamaki Higashi High School. Before turning professional, he competed in the 2012 18U Baseball World Championship.
Shohei Ohtani Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 5 July 1994
Birth Place: Oshu, Iwate Prefecture, Japan
Birth Name: Shohei Ohtani
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Occupation: Baseball pitcher
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Black
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Shohei Ohtani Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 203 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 92 kg
Height in Feet: 6′ 4″
Height in Meters: 1.93 m
Shoe Size: N/A
Shohei Ohtani Family Details:
Father: Toru Otani
Mother: Kayoko Otani
Siblings: Ryuta Otani (Older Brother)
Shohei Ohtani Education:
Hanamaki Higashi High School, Iwate Prefecture, Northern Japan
Shohei Ohtani Facts:
*He was born on March 12, 1985 in Oshu, Japan.
*He was crowned the WBSC Player of the Year in 2015.
*He announced his intention to sign with Major League Baseball’s Los Angeles Angels in December 2017.
*He has been compared to Justin Verlander by some MLB scouts.