A Japanese baseball outfielder, Kosuke Fukudome earned fame with the Chunichi Dragons. He was the Central League MVP in 2006. Fukudome moved to the Chicago Cubs for the 2008 season.
Fifth-inning outburst carries Tigers to Game 1 triumph over Hawks
The Hanshin Tigers put runners on every base with two outs in the fifth inning in the opening game of the Japan Series as the zeal and frenzy of... Read more ...Expectations for Cubs to rise upon Maddon's arrival
The podium never will look so attractive to Cubs fans as it will when Joe Maddon is introduced Monday as the Cubs' manager at the Cubby Bear, where many supporters have drowned their sorrows after numerous disappointments of past decades.116.31 ¥/$ (5 p.m.)
THE CUBS and Mets have traveled remarkably similar paths. Both had their moments in the late 2000s while managed by an alum of the late 1970s champion Yankees ? Willie...Hawks southpaw Otonari gains confidence thanks to postseason success
Kenji Otonari was the hero for the Fukuoka Softbank Hawks during the Climax Series and the Pacific League champions are turning to the left-hander... Read more ...
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In 1996, at the age of 19, he became the youngest player to ever be chosen for an Olympic baseball team.
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