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.
Ichiro first player from Japan to suit up for Marlins
Now that the Marlins have signed Ichiro Suzuki, the Reds are the only team in Major League Baseball for which a Japanese player has never appeared.
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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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