Aug 18, 2015

Seattle's Iwakuma earns AL weekly accolade

The Seattle Mariners’ Hisashi Iwakuma won his first American League Player of the Week honors on Monday. Iwakuma, 34, threw a no-hitter against the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday, the fifth in Seattle history. He is the first Japanese recipient of the weekly award since ...

Nomo inducted into Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame

Jan 17, 2014

Nomo inducted into Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame


People don’t remember Hideo Nomo by his records. They remember him as a trailblazer. And that’s enough to get him into the Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame. The former starting pitcher in both Japan and the major leagues was selected by the Players Selection ...

Jan 9, 2014

Nomo misses cut in Hall of Fame election

Former Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Hideo Nomo, who became the first Japanese player to be named on the National Baseball Hall of Fame ballot, was not among those selected in one of the most celebrated induction classes in the history of the sport. Nomo, ...