Sports Nicknames - Shotime

Shohei Ohtani, a Japanese baseball star, has made a big impact in Major League Baseball (MLB) as both a pitcher and hitter.

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He joined the Los Angeles Angels in 2018, drawing comparisons to Babe Ruth for his dual skills.

Ohtani has earned several honors, including the 2018 American League Rookie of the Year.

As a Japanese player succeeding in MLB, Ohtani has a large international following. He is seen as an ambassador of the sport, bridging the gap between American and Asian baseball.

In December 2023, he signed a record $700 million, 10-year contract with the LA Dodgers, potentially the largest in sports history.

He has been nicknamed "Shotime," a blend of his name and "Show Time," which highlights his awesome performances.


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