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Former New York Yankees slugger Hideki Matsui was among the 33 players on the 2018 Baseball Hall of Fame ballot that was released Monday by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America.

Matsui, who played for the Yankees, the Los Angeles Angels, the Oakland Athletics and the Tampa Bay Rays during his 10-year major league career, is the second Japanese after Hideo Nomo in 2014 to make the candidate list.

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