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The Greatest Athlete In The World

  • Published on Sep 18, 2022
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  • Baseball Doesn't Exist
    Baseball Doesn't Exist  10 days ago +53

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    • yukiπŸ₯°
      yukiπŸ₯° 9 days ago

      All very beautiful. But first together the numbers 10 and 1. One contactmee.host brunette and another blonde. It would be unfair if I choose 4..fo..Love two are my favorites at the top of the female beauty son..

    • zbou23
      zbou23 9 days ago +1

      your LeBron stat in the intro is not only wrong but nobody uses points+assists+rebounds as a stat to assess anything at all in basketball ever

    • Nero Maben
      Nero Maben 9 days ago +1

      Did the Angels use Zip Recruiter to sign Ohtani?

    • Rylan Colby
      Rylan Colby 10 days ago

      you should make a video about aaron judge

  • Nate Marx
    Nate Marx 10 days ago +1934

    Shohei is a video game character, but its amazing how the Angels always get these great players and still end up buried in the standings.

    • Craig Wheeler
      Craig Wheeler 4 days ago

      @V Gold "and we let them off the hook!!!!!" If you want to crown them, then Crown their ass!!!! BUT THEY ARE WHO WE THOUGHT THEY WERE!!!!

    • Yoshi is waiting
      Yoshi is waiting 5 days ago

      3 amazing talents, and, 22 middle school level talents is how.

    • V Gold
      V Gold 5 days ago +1

      Great players transform a franchise. Angels are exactly who we thought they were.

    • Tommy Fu
      Tommy Fu 6 days ago

      @Manzac11 Astros aren't close to being their problem yet

  • Cool Guy
    Cool Guy 10 days ago +936

    Ohtani is so good it's as if he's a Road to the Show player, he literally can do everything it's unreal

    • Don Nadie
      Don Nadie 4 days ago +2

      @Danya Springer i still have the game and you can't, it doesn't consider your stats as a hitter, you just can hit the game that you play and even if you hit a homer every game they don't use you as a DH or even give you the Hank Aaron with 90 HRs

    • Jonathan Washington
      Jonathan Washington 6 days ago

      @Danya Springer No You Couldn't In Those Games You Need To Stop Capping

    • NY FAN
      NY FAN 8 days ago

      I agree he is a good all-rounder

    • super origami
      super origami 8 days ago

      What do you think of this other one?
      Leave your comment there please...

    • mia
      mia 8 days ago

      What do you think of this other one?
      Leave your comment there please.

  • Joshua Patrick
    Joshua Patrick 10 days ago +347

    Craziest thing I’ve seen him do is incorporate pitches into his arsenal after seeing them as a hitter. Seriously, I have no frame of reference for that..

    • V Gold
      V Gold 3 days ago

      @Princess Daisy I think we are just butting heads on word usage. I don’t like words like crazy and insane, or even unbelievable. It’s totally believable..

    • PixelPizza77
      PixelPizza77 3 days ago +2

      @V Gold just like it’s not crazy to lift a car, anyone that can exert 2 tons of force would be able to lift a car. Makes perfect sense.

    • Princess Daisy
      Princess Daisy 4 days ago +4

      @V Gold lol "Anyone" emphasis on "one" because there is only one person capable of that.

    • V Gold
      V Gold 5 days ago +3

      @Aynett Its not insane. Anyone capable of throwing 100 mph who also hits would be able to incorporate that in to this repertoire. Makes perfect sense.

  • Oznerol
    Oznerol 10 days ago +362

    He made me a baseball fan. 23 years of not caring about baseball, and now i care about baseball. He's like a real life superhero

  • Sayra Segura
    Sayra Segura 10 days ago +666

    as an angels fan it’s so hard cause of course i want ohtani to stay with us but i also want him to win and be in a team where all the pressure isn’t on him

    • M1
      M1 4 days ago

      Ohtani needs to go to the dodgers. Get that ring!!

    • 0.999_equals1
      0.999_equals1 7 days ago

      Nope, not even that, it’s in Orange County

    • Neptune
      Neptune 9 days ago

      @Michael Ash i still think that angels shouldn't be counted as LA. they are anaheim, which is only in LA county.

    • 0.999_equals1
      0.999_equals1 9 days ago

      @Michael Ash
      Oh whoops, I did mean to say four teams, because yes I believe the Padres would also be in the running. But it’s more dubious there as they are a much smaller-market franchise and already have a lot of money on the books.

    • Jake Day
      Jake Day 9 days ago

      @Michael Ash Hey thanks man, I did completely forget that the rule was implemented this year. This is the first year in about 20 that I haven’t been able to watch baseball consistently due to life changes and it just being a rough year. Thank you for reminding me, and you are right, they could spend it, I just haven’t been able to keep up to see if they are willing because they were absolutely not willing during the pre-season.

  • Ben Roethlisberger's Flexor Tendons

    shohei is a global treasure. protect this man at all costs

    • For Youtube
      For Youtube 3 days ago

      cuz ur just an internet troll, try weighing yourself to ohtani

    • Hans Hess
      Hans Hess 9 days ago

      but can we protect him from himself

    • Ethan Heinen
      Ethan Heinen 9 days ago

      @Matt M why lol

    • Matt M
      Matt M 9 days ago +2

      @Ethan Heinen he should definitely be protected more than you

    • Alex Benton
      Alex Benton 10 days ago +1

      @Ethan Heinen yes he should

  • Mini
    Mini 10 days ago +154

    He basically sells his entire life for glory, even his winnings don't really go to himself. Dude is damn machine, and he's seems super nice on top of that

    • GJL Creative Studios
      GJL Creative Studios 4 days ago +1

      The Japanese instill wholesome values in their children and its very important to act honorably.

    • Matt M
      Matt M 9 days ago +15

      Facts. Off the top of my head, I don’t know or care about the highest earning athletes. But greatness - you can recognize with one name i.e. Ruth, Jordan, Brady, Gretzky, Earnhardt, Serena, etc. Ohtani will be a name that lives forever

  • Odds Defeated
    Odds Defeated 10 days ago +140

    Nobody has ever been so successful and talented at both parts of baseball. Ohtani 100% deserves this title as The Greatest Athlete In the World

    • Daniel Tatum
      Daniel Tatum Day ago

      A baseball player can never be the best athlete in the world

    • D W
      D W 3 days ago

      The disservice is people basically telling us. That pro baseball players either sold out or are too lazy to play both ways making them overpaid

    • D W
      D W 3 days ago +1

      Only Yankee fans with that narrative
      he is elite on both ends
      Doing something Babe Ruth did not even do for a full season
      BTW Babe Ruth is regularly put among the all time top, athletes. And not Roger Maris

    • D W
      D W 3 days ago +1

      How fast is Shohei Ohtani? Faster than you think
      Well, close. Ohtani, as Scioscia correctly pointed out, is the second-fastest player on the Angels, which is amazing when you consider that he is also the most uniquely versatile player in baseball. Ohtani's average sprint speed, according to Statcast, is 28.2 feet per second, which ranks within the top 25 percent in the majors and isn't too far behind Trout (29.2 feet per second).
      On April 22, in a home game against the San Francisco Giants, Ohtani reached 30 feet per second on a groundout to shortstop Brandon Crawford, a mark that Statcast considers "elite."

    • Tootspogs Forever
      Tootspogs Forever 5 days ago

      @V Gold lmao Woods??!!!πŸ˜€

  • Isaac Tejada
    Isaac Tejada 10 days ago +226

    They called him a selfish player? He’s the kindest soul in the MLB.

    • Zraknul
      Zraknul 2 days ago

      ​@Hustle Coder It's a team sport in that you require a total team output. It doesn't require chemistry, it requires combining individual performances. A star pitcher might be able to throw about 14% of their team's innings in a season. Top hitters ~12%. You score runs by not failing collectively, you prevent runs by using additional pitchers. You need a large set of strong players.
      In a lot of other sports, like say basketball, a single star player can greatly influence the game night in night out.

    • Bruce Rorty
      Bruce Rorty 5 days ago

      @Sander Appel There's a video on YT from his 2018 rookie season, in Phoenix, for a Coyotes game. Shohei is given a hockey jersey to try on, only problem is that the average xxl/XXXl hockey player wasn't a world-class swimmer or surfer w/ corresponding wide shoulders. Ooopppsss! Further, Ippei should have been given a jersey - key team member.

    • Bruce Rorty
      Bruce Rorty 5 days ago +1

      @Sander Appel There's a video where Ohtani is at a Phoenix hockey game. They give him an XXL or XXL hockey jersey to try on, and it binds his swimmer shoulders. Ooopppsss! The other mistake Phoenix made was not to give Ippei a jersey. He's a key team member.

    • Hustle Coder
      Hustle Coder 5 days ago

      @Numa 2K bro if Japanese think that 1+1 equals 5 doesnt mean it is actually five.. :)

    • Numa 2K
      Numa 2K 5 days ago

      @Hustle Coder bro Japanese think that way, not everyone why can't you understand that. Dismissing other comments won't change that

  • AsianVideoGamer
    AsianVideoGamer 10 days ago +169

    I'm Canadian and I bought his jersey first day he came into the league. Suffered through my friends telling me he's a bust... Damn this guy is a beast

    • Skye3121
      Skye3121 6 days ago

      What do they say now? must be tasty eating their own words πŸ˜…

    • Amal Ali Ali
      Amal Ali Ali 7 days ago

      What do you think of this other one?
      Leave your comment there please....

    • Kayann Horn
      Kayann Horn 9 days ago +1

      Same,honored to wear my t-shirt.(wish it was a jersey).

    • Blia Yang
      Blia Yang 10 days ago +7

      What does your friends say now?

  • Rayne Ozier
    Rayne Ozier 10 days ago +51

    I’m not a big baseball guy but I am a Shohei guy. He’s a beast. I remember when he first came over a lot of people thought he would suck. Glad to see this level of greatness be achieved by seemingly such a good person.

  • Cutta Man
    Cutta Man 10 days ago +98

    Never and probably never will be a big baseball fan. As of late though Jomboy and this channel has enlightened me to the amazing game of baseball. After seeing this video Shoheis greatness’s is definitely something to behold. I’ll certainly be watching the Angels from here on out.

    • Aeron Orogan
      Aeron Orogan 10 days ago +2

      just watch the games when shohei pitch or his other highlights. you cant watch full games of Angels without scratching your head

    • ArmadilloLover99
      ArmadilloLover99 10 days ago +4

      Hate to break to you but despite having the 2 best players in the sport and a couple other big names, the Angels are terrible. Mike Trout (a future lock for the Hall of Fame in his own right) has been in the league for 11 years and has only been to the playoffs once in 2014.

    • TheFirebird123456
      TheFirebird123456 10 days ago +10

      oh boy. if u do that youll lose interest in baseball real quick. The Angels are a cursed franchise, in the past 8 years they have had half the AL MVP awards (3 for Mike Trout and 1 for Ohtani), yet outside of those 2 they suck to the point they only been to the playoffs once in that time span and were knocked out in the first round. This year is also the same. its believed that ohtani will either be traded during the off season/next season or leave the team in free agency at the end of the season b/c the team is so bad.

  • Andy Blake
    Andy Blake 10 days ago +72

    The craziest thing isn't that he's a 2-way player.....it's that he's elite at both....insane!

    • Rvve Duio
      Rvve Duio 5 days ago +1

      achieved by seemingly such a good person.

  • Q 17
    Q 17 10 days ago +195

    Absolutely amazing my man. Just totally puts him in perspective. I hope the Angels are able to put together a team around him & Trout. Would love to see those guys in post season action! Thanks for the vid.

    • 0.999_equals1
      0.999_equals1 10 days ago

      @Alex Benton
      Yep. Their rotation, even right now, is actually pretty alright, but the bottom half of the lineups they’re currently rolling out are absolutely _horrifying._

    • Alex Benton
      Alex Benton 10 days ago +4

      @King Swagger lol no. They’d need more pitching and some lineup depth

    • Q 17
      Q 17 10 days ago +2

      @King Swagger Yeah man and they have a couple of good enough young guys over there that are developing such as Rengifo. They get that in addition to 1b & beefed up bullpen they can surely make a run. Once they clinch a spot in any way its all back to 0-0. I also think it would help to get Sandovals walk rate down in addition to another above average/ elite arm. If they cannot put it together they should be let go as a mercy move by the owner lolol It would be nothing short of a tragedy if Trout/Ohtani never sniff the post season.

    • King Swagger
      King Swagger 10 days ago +2

      Bro the second they get a good first baseman the angels will be legendary

  • jimlapbap
    jimlapbap 10 days ago +264

    Isao Harimoto (who has the NPB career hit record) had it out for him from the beginning, this was a very β€œget off my lawn” moment from the β€œif you’re not tired by the time the game starts, you’re not working hard enough” generation in Japan

    • The Sun Will Rise Again
      The Sun Will Rise Again Hour ago

      @lahel light Yeah, could be...they had to come from somewhere :)
      But yeah, the Japanese that have strong/recent Korean roots usually can only work jobs such as being athlete(baseball, boxing, mma) or entertainer(actor, actress, pro wrestler etc)

    • lahel light
      lahel light 8 hours ago

      @The Sun Will Rise Again
      but isnt that most japanese? the "japanese" are a mixture of korean , manchurian, even chinese that over took the jomons during the yayoi period, and since have had constant immigrants from the asian mainland - esp koreans due the its proximity.
      I'm not saying japanese and koreans are the same. im just saying if you go far back enough, a lot of japanese are "ethnically" korean

    • hala Lolo
      hala Lolo 9 days ago

      What do you think of this other one?
      Leave your comment there please.

    • The Sun Will Rise Again
      The Sun Will Rise Again 9 days ago +2

      @Ngủ Vua actually there are many more...maybe over half are ethnic Koreans that have not "come out" or keeping secret.

  • Johnny Depp
    Johnny Depp 10 days ago +27

    This guy , Shohei Othani is the reason why I quit Cricket and started watching and loving Baseball ⚾

    • gtaquizmaster
      gtaquizmaster 9 days ago

      Be Like Shohei and do both from a cricket and new baseball fan !

    • Ivan Cruz
      Ivan Cruz 9 days ago +5

      Be like Shohei and do both lol

  • Vincent Recto
    Vincent Recto 10 days ago +81

    Like many others, this guy was the reason I started being a fan of baseball

    • Kevin Joshua Ng
      Kevin Joshua Ng 9 days ago +1

      Me too. And I'm from a country where baseball is beyond an afterthought.

  • Antarctic Vortex
    Antarctic Vortex 9 days ago +36

    Numbers are insane but I'm more impressed at how damn generous, respectful, humble and level headed he is. Wish all athletes were like him.

    • Daniel Danielson
      Daniel Danielson Day ago

      I love the athletes in America but god damn, the amount of respect these foreign players deserve is unreal. It's people like Luka Doncic, Manu Ginobili, Ohtani, Giannis, Jagr, so many others. I just can't ever hate them. Dedicated to their craft and it's just beautiful.

    • Rvve Duio
      Rvve Duio 5 days ago +1

      Like many others, this guy was the reason I started being a fan of baseball

  • Gemini S.
    Gemini S. 10 days ago +23

    He's just such a good guy. That what really makes him as a person and a player.

  • Racing With Rob
    Racing With Rob 2 days ago +5

    We may never see someone like him in the MLB again in our lives...

  • ElNegocioSA
    ElNegocioSA 9 days ago +74

    Ohtani's obsession with baseball makes Ichiro Suzuki look like a family man who played baseball as a hobby

  • Katariana
    Katariana 9 days ago +7

    I wouldn't be surprised if this guy was created in a lab somewhere. Some kind of super-soldier program repurposed to create the ultimate baseball player.

  • Em Kay
    Em Kay 10 days ago +96

    For anyone who suspects Ohtani to be on PED, I just want to say that Ohtani is from Japan, a country where I once found my naked 10,000 yen bill at the nearest police station after it slipped out of my pocket (true story). People here (especially outside of Tokyo) are ingrained with a sense of honesty like no other in the world. My heart would break if he was actually using PED, but I highly doubt that he would cheat other athletes like that. Another example is Ichiro who explained how he could never break his bat in frustration like American ball players do because he would feel terrible for the craftsmen who makes his bats. Dignity, honesty, sincerity, whatever you want to call it, but Ohtani has too much of this I don't think he's capable of cheating.

    • Random Modnar
      Random Modnar 4 hours ago

      i think you might be a little too courteous, if theres one area where japanese society is just as corrupt its sports. The history of boxing and mmm come to mind, pride was litereally dissolved because of how openly corrupt it was. Even in a sport that holds an important place in the culture, sumo, theres loads of corruption scandals; people throwing matches on purpose, ped, etc.

    • Em Kay
      Em Kay Day ago +1

      @mrmacross Hey, I appreciate you keepin it cool.

    • pahwraith
      pahwraith Day ago

      Thats how they get ya tho.
      People used to say the same thing about lance armstrong.
      We dont know, only ohtani knows.

    • mrmacross
      mrmacross Day ago +1

      @Em Kay I'm just saying we don't know anyone's secrets. I like to think he's clean. In fact, I really believe he is. But a long time ago I realized it wasn't worth advocating someone's innocence or guilt when we don't know them or the secrets that they keep. But I think Ohtani's cool. The talent is one thing, but the fact that he sacrificed millions up front just to prove himself on the biggest stage is one of the coolest stories in all of baseball history and I can't help but root for the guy.

    • Em Kay
      Em Kay Day ago

      Obviously there’s prison in Japan, so I think your comment is beside my point and unnecessary. Feeling the need to dig up dirt to bring people down thinking that is what’s β€œfair”? Don’t forget that kind of mentality will also bring yourself down.

  • Uncle Bullhorn
    Uncle Bullhorn 10 days ago +28

    Thanks once again for a fascinating video. Getting inside Ohtani's head and seeing where this drive comes from was really interesting. I do wonder how long he can keep this pace up, and will he recognize when it is time to dial it back or will we see a flame out.

  • idlerose
    idlerose 10 days ago +33

    Shohei made me watch baseball again. What we’re watching from him is different and compelling. His pitching days are appointment television for me.

  • Chris 333
    Chris 333 9 days ago +5

    The birth of an all time great, living legend has happened right before our eyes everyone, this is history

  • TheTopwaves
    TheTopwaves 9 days ago +4

    You have single-handidly made me somewhat interested in baseball, and I had virtually none before. Keep up the amazing work.

  • Drake Cerberus
    Drake Cerberus 10 days ago +46

    With Shohei extraordinary performance on 2021 season and 2022 season, that 3.5M contract was an absolute steal for the Angels.

    • Mark Eastridge
      Mark Eastridge 9 days ago

      @skellez I hope the Angels decide to trade him in the off-season. Angels need to decide to with move the franchise forward or another fun with Shohei season. Their farm system is not producing with no one of any note getting promoted for next year. After agreeing to the buy out of ARB1 and 2, Ohtani has a 20m arbitration 3 salary for 2023 and gets the Angels a compensation pick if they keep him and he surely turns down a qualifying offer for 2024.

    • skellez
      skellez 10 days ago +5

      @Extra Google Account Angels have him on team control till next year in the offseason
      If he just does a much as stay relatively healthy and have a good 2023 season he will fetch upwards of 400M

    • Drake Cerberus
      Drake Cerberus 10 days ago +1

      @Extra Google Account I believe the conrtact ends after this season.

    • Extra Google Account
      Extra Google Account 10 days ago +1

      Is he still on that?

  • no name
    no name 4 days ago +3

    Ohtani's way of life seems to be an ideal way to live, satisfying the "desire for self-actualization" at the top of the pyramid in Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs theory. He can be one of the role models for many people, not only as an athlete, but also as a way of life. Frankly speaking, I envy his way of life honestly.

  • Anonymous Dogg
    Anonymous Dogg 10 days ago +32

    Something you forgot to mention was that the mighty LA Dodgers almost got him in 2012 out of high school but he said no because they wanted him as a pitcher only.

    • gamedemon89
      gamedemon89 7 days ago +2

      And then he Thanos β€œI am inevitable” his way by dominating baseball around the world

  • onobb
    onobb 10 days ago +16

    all of everything he has, it's his mentality as a person and a player I respect the most

  • ζ­»δΊ‘η–€η—•

    The pride and joy of Japan!!! The nation that truly loves Baseball more than America!!!!

    • Nick Johnson
      Nick Johnson 2 days ago

      Who won the last world war-oh yeah πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

  • Kyle Bloms
    Kyle Bloms 10 days ago +24

    Got to do an internship in Tempe where the Angels play spring ball and he is absolutely the nicest human alive. Him and Ippe have a bond that is inseparable and the Japanese media had 5x the amount of domestic media at the stadium. Was quite the pleasure to see him up close.

  • Fromulus
    Fromulus 10 days ago +28

    Ohtani is absolutely incredible, one of the most amazing athletes that has ever lived.

  • Barry the Chopper
    Barry the Chopper 10 days ago +16

    Just wanna say this Channel is the reason I started watching Baseball. You are an awesome entry point, keep up the great work!

  • nunya2587
    nunya2587 10 days ago +18

    Bro I remember raving about this guy during his rookie year in Japan to my friends and them being like how tf do you even know that. He was a must trade for player in Pro Yakyuu Spirits every time I played franchise mode.

  • TheTEN24
    TheTEN24 8 days ago +3

    He is just incredible man I really enjoy learning more about him

  • Turbo 86
    Turbo 86 9 days ago +3

    I don't follow baseball (i just find these videos interesting), and convinced me. Man is an absolute machine! My sport is soccer and a pitcher compared to a batter is like comparing an putfield player to a goalkeeper; Specialist positions. Seeing someone able to do both at the highest level is one thing, but someone being at the top of the highest level in both is extraordinary (and that is without all of the other things like taking the pay cut and the allowance etc).

  • Kana Tamblyn
    Kana Tamblyn 3 days ago +6

    His coach from Nippon Ham Fighters swore that there would NEVER be a better baseball player than Ohtani…not only because of his talent but also because of his personality. He said Ohtani was the nicest, most respectful and humble human being there is….and there was absolutely NOTHING wrong about him.πŸ˜‚ That the reason why he is so loved by everyone in the world 🌎 ❀ Wishing him the best.πŸ’•πŸ’•πŸ’•

    • Alexis Reyes
      Alexis Reyes 2 days ago +3

      Ohtani is the person everyone should aspire to be.

  • Nico Clark
    Nico Clark 9 days ago +7

    You absolutely changed my perspective on ohtani that guy is insane! Great video!

  • X-Wing
    X-Wing 10 days ago +7

    Ohtani will most definitely be in the HOF, his number will be retired and whatever team he ends with if they have a team HOF he will be in it. Ohtani is crazy good, he an Judge have to be the two scariest players to pitch or hit against.

  • dj gleash
    dj gleash 10 days ago +9

    Saw him play in July of 2021 he hit 2 yacks it was amazingπŸ”₯ then 2 night later he had a great game on the mound haven’t seen anything like it…

  • Nestor Daniel Sequera MuΓ±oz

    Voy a llegar tarde al trabajo por ver este video pero valiΓ³ la pena! Este tipo es simplemente increΓ­ble.

  • NotQuelo
    NotQuelo 9 days ago +4

    Gotta give him the credit he's unreal and as a CWS fan I love watching his highlights

  • Glenda
    Glenda 6 days ago +4

    Ohtani is the best athlete, best baseball player,best for everything he do. I wish he would be healthy for a long time and enjoy his life playing what he loves. All love for this guy. I'm one of his girlfriend that he didn't know existed.🀣❀️😊

  • Aidan Scott
    Aidan Scott 8 days ago +2

    I don’t think I realized the sheer insanity of what we’ve been blessed with in this man

  • Perry Holloman
    Perry Holloman 10 days ago +23

    Everyone on earth is hopeing this kid has a long career. Everyone.

  • Joseph Nunes
    Joseph Nunes 10 days ago +89

    The only similar kind of two way dominance I’ve seen in a sport was Rogerio Ceni in 2007 who was arguably one of the top goalkeepers in the world and scored a mind boggling 20 goals in one season.

    • Joseph Nunes
      Joseph Nunes 5 days ago

      @Little Moist Bean totally different comparison. In basketball you’re expected to play defense and offense, football and baseball you’re not, and no goalie in soccer is expected to score goals.

    • Little Moist Bean
      Little Moist Bean 7 days ago

      Lebron, MJ, Kareem all would like to have a comment

    • Little Moist Bean
      Little Moist Bean 7 days ago

      Did you forget about baseball where the same person has to be good at offense and defense lmfao

    • FrantiΕ‘ek KΕ™iklΓ‘n
      FrantiΕ‘ek KΕ™iklΓ‘n 10 days ago

      @Joseph Nunes cmon bro, no one knows about your guy. Only real hardcore fans remember 3rd option for brazillian national team. But he was always outshined by Dida.

    • Joseph Nunes
      Joseph Nunes 10 days ago

      @Teo Falleiro If a keeper winning all those accolades and scoring on avg over 15 goals a season for three years doesn't put him in the top goalkeepers idk what does. I hated Ceni, still kind of do, because he was the biggest player ever of one of my team's biggest rivals and always seemed to score insane free kicks against us., but during those 3 years his shot-stopping ability compiled with his outrageous free kick skills made him one of the best in the world.

  • cowboy bebop
    cowboy bebop 5 days ago +4

    Incredible video on a great player! Depth, content, rythm πŸ™ŒπŸ™Œ

  • tupacalypse88
    tupacalypse88 10 days ago +12

    giving the hr derby money to the clubhouse workers what a beautiful gesture Mr Otani you got a new fan πŸ‘

  • as525
    as525 10 days ago +6

    Can't wait for next season when he's on a winning team. He's mentioned it multiple times that he wants to be on a winning team, hopefully that happens for him. I know money isn't a factor for him.

  • Gabriel Vazquez
    Gabriel Vazquez 5 days ago +5

    I appreciate Ohtani even more now!

  • Woozlewuzzleable
    Woozlewuzzleable 10 days ago +35

    You never know when this channel will upload, which makes it even better. Quality over quantity.

  • AK
    AK 3 days ago +2

    To think Ohtani seems like the nicest most humble human being in all of professional sports after everything he has already and is still accomplishing.

  • On Foot Bassin
    On Foot Bassin 9 days ago +4

    I love Judge and Ohtani, but damn this MVP is so hard to make a true decision as to who to root for. I kind of wish Judge just got every single batting award, but Ohtani gets the MVP or if Judge gets it, they need to make a Shohei Ohtani Award for the most VERSATILE player.

  • MrMcSoimilk
    MrMcSoimilk 6 days ago +3

    No question, hes the greatest athlete of all time, and will most likely be forever

  • Jonathon Kennedy
    Jonathon Kennedy 5 days ago +3

    He’s the reason I started watching baseball again last season.

  • Marc
    Marc 2 days ago +3

    After 10 or so years I started watching the NBA again because of the Warriors (2015). After many years of not watching baseball, I'm watching again because of Ohtani.

  • Hail Mary Recordings
    Hail Mary Recordings 10 days ago +8

    I moved to L.A. a few years-ago, and it’s been really cool to see this guy destroy baseball

  • Shamus-Luke Dirmeitis
    Shamus-Luke Dirmeitis 9 days ago +3

    I would love to see him in Toronto. His personality would fit. I love his love of the game.

  • Tyler H.
    Tyler H. 10 days ago +3

    Dude these videos are incredible and this is coming from a lapsed baseball fan. Well done sir.

  • Redrum226
    Redrum226 10 days ago +12

    As an Angel fan I’m blessed to see this man everyday play, that being said this next season is do or die for the angels if they wish to keep Ohtani an Angel for life don’t blow it Anaheim we need to keep this man a life long Angel and need to win him a Ring and Trout

    • T K
      T K 10 days ago +1

      You guys need to make the playoffs first. Gonna be hard to beat Houston and Seattle for the division or even go for the wildcard with up and comers like Baltimore and the rest of the east

  • Mike Alexander
    Mike Alexander 4 days ago +6

    Yes he is the greatest athlete in the world and the media totally downplays his achievements as he's rarely in the headlines i wonder why?

  • Lunar Umbreon
    Lunar Umbreon 10 days ago +4

    Shohei’s injury history is one of those weird things in baseball where the most logical answer is completely wrong. Like Pujols somehow playing better in a league that didn’t allow the DH, it just makes no sense that a guy with that workload and that injury history would flourish once he was allowed to play with little to no extra rest. But, he has flourished since Maddon just allowed him to β€œbe a baseball player”

    • Hustle Coder
      Hustle Coder 9 days ago

      more stressed you are more prone to injury you are. So it makes sense kind of.. But also there will be something else ;)

  • n m
    n m 10 days ago +13

    In every aspect, I have never seen anyone as perfect as Ohtani.

  • Jimmy Bibble
    Jimmy Bibble 10 days ago +11

    I love his humbleness

  • Squamsh
    Squamsh 10 days ago +3

    Ohtani hops across the foul line during each inning. Something he prob picked up on in Japan. Not touching the foul line is an old baseball superstition. I find it so interesting that a superstition like that transcends players of all backgrounds.

  • CHAOTIC426
    CHAOTIC426 10 days ago +17

    Ohtani is one of those athletes that changes his sport maybe not necessarily in the present, but 5, 10, even 15 years in the future. I fully expect to see teams slowly start to pack their rosters with 2 way players within the next decade, and I think it'll be feasible as I fully expect kids to start training as 2 way players BECAUSE of Ohtani. Also, doesn't hurt that he's pretty much a freak of nature xD

    • asimpletune
      asimpletune 6 days ago

      Yeah, he's going to be like Steph Curry was, but for baseball. Just going to totally change the game, and inspire a completely new breed of players in the next generation.

    • Tommy Fu
      Tommy Fu 6 days ago +1

      You'll see more teams open to it and more people try it but I doubt we see anyone like this again
      Michael Lorenzen BEGGED the reds to let him play both ways. They even used him as a defensive replacement and let him start some games in center field a few years ago in September.
      Lorenzen is now on the Angels and no longer wants to do both bc he said there no way he can put in the work on both sides Ohtani does.

  • SALT Hero
    SALT Hero 8 days ago

    Can you do a video on Charlie Morton? He could go down as one of the greatest comeback stories. It's incredible how he turned his career around.

  • channelname
    channelname 10 days ago +5

    I find it funny that I always seen Ohtani's play as effortless and as natural talent. but nah, he is a freak and playing at a level never before seen in all of professional sports

  • aiuc lse
    aiuc lse 3 days ago +2

    Shoheis greatness’s is definitely something to behold. I’ll certainly be watching the Angels from here on out.

  • Jude-Funk
    Jude-Funk 10 days ago +13

    I've been waiting for another BDE video. I LOVE the way he edits, voice overs, and the whole 9 yards is perfect. Need more brother

  • TheLyonKing5
    TheLyonKing5 9 days ago +3

    I feel bad for Ohtani, stuck in the Angles. I wish he had a team that could do him justice and get him more wins because he may be the best baseball and possibly even sports player of all time.

  • A C
    A C 10 days ago +10

    I’m a dodgers fan but Ohtani makes me want to watch the Angels

  • jamie t
    jamie t 10 days ago

    Sammy Baugh - led the NFL in passing, interceptions, and punting in the same season. That's offense, defense and special teams...that's about all there is in any game

  • Collin Heath
    Collin Heath 6 days ago +1

    Hes absolutely incredible. My heart breaks that he will never win a World Series in his prime, and he may never get the chance to play in the playoffs and experience what October baseball is like.

  • Harrison Baylor
    Harrison Baylor 10 days ago +34

    I don’t think people comprehend how crazy it is that he plays two positions. It’s not just being a really good athlete. This video helps a little bit most people may be in awe of him but still don’t even understand how crazy he is.

    • Harrison Baylor
      Harrison Baylor 5 days ago +2

      @SR M didn’t say anything about Judge dude. Just said people don’t comprehend how much work Ohtani puts in to do what he does. But yeah stay lap riding and drooling over judge when the conversation has nothing to do with him.

    • wnukafhdhs
      wnukafhdhs 5 days ago

      Ohtani is the easy mvp and it's not close if people were rational

    • Bread and Circuses
      Bread and Circuses  9 days ago

      @SR M Yep

    • SR M
      SR M 9 days ago +2

      people don't comprehend? Judge is having the most dominate offensive season we have seen in decades yet you lap riders stay drooling over Ohtani

  • Brandon Miller
    Brandon Miller 9 days ago +3

    I seen his first grand slam, it was surreal. This kid is going to be big in a couple years if he keeps up the great pitching stats and batting avg.

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    Ohtani is so good it's as if he's a Road to the Show player, he literally can do everything it's unreal

  • RuskiVodka
    RuskiVodka 10 days ago +11

    Ohtani is the reason I started watching baseball lol, that shows you the caliber of athlete he is.

  • Quoise
    Quoise Day ago +2

    Ohtani has such a great personality coolest player of all time

  • Greg Bits
    Greg Bits 4 days ago +5

    He donated the money to clubhouse employees???
    What a boss. Wow.

  • Evie Gentile
    Evie Gentile 10 days ago +1

    Such a quality video!! Thanks for doing the people's work

  • #47
    #47 10 days ago +5

    I'm going to be a fan of whatever team he goes to next year

  • My_stomach_hurt187
    My_stomach_hurt187 10 days ago +21

    I think what everyone is forgetting is that he’s a major cutie. Dude is downright adorable aside from his baseball prowess

    • Bread and Circuses
      Bread and Circuses  Day ago

      @Olivia Sellman LOL! I'm not surprised. Ohtani and Trout have obnoxious fanboys.

    • Olivia Sellman
      Olivia Sellman 2 days ago +1

      @Bread and Circuses Never go on r/baseball my friend, every Ohtani post there has at least 10 guys (understandably) questioning their sexuality

    • PixelPizza77
      PixelPizza77 3 days ago

      @Bread and Circuses 1. Women exist and 2. Women platonically compliment other women all the time, yet there’s such a stigma around guys doing it and 3. If they are so what?

  • Tony Bleau
    Tony Bleau 7 days ago +4

    The Angels arguably have the two best modern baseball players of all-time and they still can't get into the playoffs. Insane.

    • Bread and Circuses
      Bread and Circuses  6 days ago

      Julie d'Aubigny recently: flash-player.net/video/UfUhcxRIJHk/video.html

  • Summer
    Summer 3 days ago +2

    IMO people really underestimate the workload. many other ex 2 way players who ended up choosing 1 role when coming to the big leagues have outright said the workload is just too much

  • Pop Culture Theology
    Pop Culture Theology 9 days ago +4

    Leading categories in a sport doesn't make you the best athlete in the world. It makes you the best at the sport maybe.

  • artwelve22
    artwelve22 10 days ago +6

    He literally doesn’t care about the money… he just wants to play baseball.

  • Tommy Fu
    Tommy Fu 6 days ago +1

    He's the only opposing player I've ever seen getting cheered every ab Yankee Stadium who hasn't ever played for the Yankees first except maybe Ripken in his last series there.

  • Science 101
    Science 101 4 days ago +4

    He's so good I bet he doesn't even know this video exists

  • Kedo
    Kedo 9 days ago +1

    Never and probably never will be a big baseball fan. As of late though Jomboy and this channel has enlightened me to the amazing game of baseball. After seeing this video Shoheis greatness’s is definitely something to behold. I’ll certainly be watching the Angels from here on out.

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    as an angels fan it’s so hard cause of course i want ohtani to stay with us but i also want him to win and be in a team where all the pressure isn’t on him

  • Mason Malaguti
    Mason Malaguti 10 days ago +3

    hopefully he doesnt get hurt again tho he started with injuries when he first came in great player but my vote for mvp is aaron judge man and im a redsox fan saying this

  • Shane P
    Shane P 7 days ago +2

    You say borderline. I say completely. All this man does is baseball, eat, and sleep.

  • HokiePitcher22
    HokiePitcher22 7 days ago +4

    Donating the 150k to the clubhouse employees is such an awesome move...he's a class act on top of being the greatest athlete on earth

  • no name
    no name 4 days ago

    He was blessed with good timing and opportunity. His older brother had longed to join Little League when he was in elementary school, but his parents were so busy with work at the time that they could not afford to grant his wish. His father regretted this and gave Shohei the opportunity to play baseball early on so that he would not make the same mistake. His parents still feel sorry for Shohei's older brother. Successful person is also blessed with good timing and opportunity. That may be what we call fate.

  • Andrew Farelli
    Andrew Farelli 10 days ago +2

    The NPB record for fastest pitch has been broken by Thyago Vieira who was clocked at 103 last year.

  • TigerShark
    TigerShark 9 days ago +3

    You've made the best sports videos on the platform over the past year these videos are so amazing to watch. Pog2022