10 notable Japanese players who crossed over to MLB

When two-way star Shohei Ohtani signs with a Major League Baseball team this month, he will become the 64th Japanese-born player to have made the move, according to baseball-reference.com.

Ohtani, 23, a right-handed pitcher and left-handed-hitting outfielder, reportedly has listed the Cubs, Angels, Dodgers, Giants, Mariners, Rangers and Padres among his finalists.

Here are 10 notable others from Japan who have crossed over to MLB.

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