Sometimes a language barrier makes for funny TV 🙂 Let us present your new favorite I-Cub — Japanese infielder Munenori Kawasaki! He has an entertaining pre-game warm-up that is sure to be a hit but he’s still working on his English.
Posted by WHO TV Channel 13 News on Thursday, April 7, 2016
The highlight of the interview is undoubtedly when he’s asked about his goals for the season and he responds by saying that “he’s afraid of ghosts.” Those goggles too are something else. He probably looks like Captain Falcon wearing those when he comes up to bat.
Kawasaki is a career .234 hitter with one home run in 612 at-bats, but deserves his own section in Cooperstown. Here’s some more Kawasaki action from his time with the Blue Jays:
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