The latest MLB sensation made it to the top with his pure love for the game

SHOHEI OHTANI: A Baseball Virtuoso

  • Extensive interviews with the MLB star reveal his philosophy in and out of the field
  • Discover how Ohtani overcame injuries and weaknesses with modern techniques
  • A youth passionately dedicated to baseball through the words of his father/coach

NHK has followed baseball sensation Shohei Ohtani closely since his 2018 Major League debut. We look at Ohtani’s ability to both pitch and bat at the highest level. We hear from those who have supported him on and off the field and examine the importance of his father’s training regime. Join us behind the scenes at such pivotal points as Ohtani’s battle to recover from elbow surgery and reclaim his place as a baseball virtuoso like no other.

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