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MATSUI, Hideki 

The slugger known as "Godzilla"

Inducted 2018
Category Elected by the Selection Committee for Players
From Ishikawa
Born June 12,1974
Alma Mater Seiryo High School

Nicknamed "Godzilla," he was selected by the Giants at the 1992 draft. In his ten seasons with the Giants, he led the team to 4 league pennants and 3 Japan Series titles. In 2003, he signed with the New York Yankees, and won the World Series MVP in 2009. He hit a total of 507 homeruns between NPB and MLB.


 

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