Dick Radatz. Mickey Mantle said he faced Dick Radatz, with the Boston Red Sox and Cleveland Indians, 66 times and struck out 44 times.
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Kaz Matsui. Prior to his debut in Major League Baseball, Kaz Matsui had a successful career with the Seibu Lions in Japan's Pacific League from 1995 to 2003.
Hideo Nomo. Hideo Nomo, a graduate of the Seiyo Kogyo High School in 1986, was the fist Japanese-born player to join an American Major League team.
Bernie Williams. Larry Walker of the Colorado Rockies won the National League batting title with an average of .379.
Joe Schultz. Joe Schultz managed the Pilots to a 64-98 record before the team was moved to Milwaukee and re-named the Brewers.
J.T. Snow. J.T. Snow was the only San Francisco Giant to win a Gold Glove in 1999 and 2000.
Colby Lewis. Colby Lewis played for a Japanese Team in 2008-2009.