Hideki Matsui Positions: Leftfielder and Designated Hitter Bats: Left • Throws: Right 6-2 , 210lb (188cm, 95kg) Born: June 12, 1974 (Age: 48-233d) in Nomi, Japan jp More bio, uniform, draft, salary info 2x All-Star 2009 World Series WS MVP 55 55 55 35 Become a Stathead & surf this site ad-free. SUMMARY Career WAR 21.2 AB 4442 H 1253 HR 175 BA .282
Hideki Matsui (松井 秀喜, Matsui Hideki, born June 12, 1974), nicknamed "Godzilla", is a Japanese former professional baseball outfielder and designated hitter who played baseball in Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) and Major League Baseball (MLB). He batted left-handed and threw right-handed.
Hideki Matsui (pronounced "He-DECK-ee" "Mat-SOO-ee")...married in March of 2008...nickname "Godzilla" began and grew in 1992 after making the last of four appearances in the National High School Baseball Championships for Seiryo High School...developed a fearsome and legendary reputation with a record 60 home runs...the pitchers of Meitoko High were so intimidated by Matsui that they deliberately walked him five times, a feat unheard of in high school baseball...was so good at yakyu ...
Jan 14, 2021 · Former New York Yankees outfielder Hideki Matsui developed himself into one of the team’s most beloved players. Happy birthday to two-time All-Star Hideki Matsui, who helped the @Yankees win the 2009 World Series when he received MVP honors for the series. A fantastic hitter, Matsui compiled 507 home runs between his time in MLB and the Japan League.
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Hideki Matsui was born on Wednesday, June 12, 1974, in Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan. Matsui was 28 years old when he broke into the big leagues on March 31, 2003, with the New York Yankees. His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Hideki Matsui baseball stats page.