High honor for Nagashima, Matsui

Baseball Apr 7, 2013

High honor for Nagashima, Matsui

by Robert Whiting

Shigeo Nagashima and Hideki Matsui both had legendary careers with the Yomiuri Giants, the latter also excelling in the major leagues after leaving the Giants. Now their accomplishments are being officially recognized with the People's Honor Award.

Editorials Apr 5, 2013

Abe government honors sluggers

The Abe government helps get Japan's pro baseball season started by conferring the People's Honor Award on two Giant sluggers a generation apart.

Tellem's take: Matsui a special person

Baseball / MLB Jan 23, 2013

Tellem's take: Matsui a special person

by Arn Tellem

Arn Tellem is considered one of the most prominent agents in the sports world. He represented former Yomiuri Giants star Hideki Matsui during his entire 10-year career in the major leagues. Here he shares his thoughts on the Ishikawa native in an exclusive piece ...