Sep 8, 2021 · On a spring day at San Francisco’s now-shuttered Candlestick Park, a 26-year-old named Hideo Nomo, in a fresh Los Angeles Dodgers jersey, stepped onto the mound.
Feb 12, 2023 · Nomo was elected to the Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame in 2014, but when it came to Cooperstown, Nomo’s candidacy died that same year, when he got 1.1% of the vote and fell off the Baseball Writers’ Association of America ballot. That’s to be expected, given his good but hardly spectacular career numbers.
Jul 26, 2021 · Hideo Nomo Paved The Way For A Generation Of Damn Good Japanese Ballplayers. Welcome to a very special installment of our Hall of Pretty Damn Good Players, a series in which we recognize the ...
Nomo Hideo, byname the Tornado, (born August 31, 1968, Osaka, Japan), professional baseball player. In 1995 Nomo became the first Japanese citizen to join an American major league team after having played professionally in the Japanese major leagues.
Hideo Nomo was born on Saturday, August 31, 1968, in Minato-ku, Osaka, Japan. Nomo was 26 years old when he broke into the big leagues on May 2, 1995, with the Los Angeles Dodgers. His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous ...
Hideo Nomo. Position: Starting Pitcher Bats: Right • Throws: Right 6-2, 210lb (188cm, 95kg) Born: August 31, 1968 in Osaka, Japan jp. High School: Seiyo Kogyo (Osaka City, Japan) Last Game: April 18, 2008 (Age 39-231d) vs. OAK 0.1 IP, 3 H, 1 SO, 0 BB, 3 ER Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1995 season
Apr 5, 2020 · Some baseball fans may not know who Hideo Nomo is. But he was a well-known pitcher during his time in the MLB. Before coming into the MLB, Nomo was a star pitcher in the Nippon Professional Baseball Organization, the highest level of baseball in Japan. Nomo pitched in the big leagues for 12 seasons and had success pitching for multiple teams.