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Hideki Irabu

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Hideki Irabu's Biography

Hideki Irabu (伊良部 秀輝, Irabu Hideki?, May 5, 1969 – July 27, 2011) was a Japanese professional baseball player of Okinawan and American mixed ancestry. He played professionally in both Japan and the United States.

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Hideki Irabu retired from Major League Baseball in 2002
Hideki Irabu retired from Major League Baseball in 2002
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Hideki Irabu News Stories

  • Origins of Don Zimmer's feud with The Boss

      News Source: NY Daily News | 1 month ago
    Search Don Zimmer's feud with George Steinbrenner: Ex-Yankees pitching coach Mel Stottlemyre recalls origins of the bad blood  Zimmer, the beloved baseball lifer who served as Joe Torre's bench coach with the championship Bombers, died Wednesday...AP
  • Bilingual skills useful tool for baseball players

      News Source: Japan Times | 4 months ago
    The ever-increasing internationalism and players from many nations joining professional baseball ranks in whatever countries where the game is played has inspired sports news articles regarding the way teammates communicate. A recent New York Times
  • Language no barrier between Royals, outfielder Nori Aoki

      News Source: Kansas City Star | 5 months ago
    Like most major-league clubhouses, the Royals’ is a melting pot. Their 40-man roster features players from 16 states and 10 men from Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama and Venezuela. More News But those seemingly disconnected

Hideki Irabu Blogs

  • [3/14/2014] Yomiuri Giants, Hanshin Tigers | Yakyu Baka

      Blog Source: yakyubaka.com | 4 months ago
    Source: Sponichi 3/14/2014, Daily Sports 3/14/2014, Sanspo 3/14/2014, ZakZak 3/14/2014; Hideki Matsui could appear in a pre-game ceremony on opening day (March 28). Source: Sanspo 3/14/2014 ... 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014. Exhibition Game Schedules: 2010,
  • Tanaka unveiled - Sports - Progress-Index

      Blog Source: progress-index.com | 5 months ago
    And the Yankees experienced costly flops with pitchers Hideki Irabu and Kei Igawa. Manager Joe Girardi was behind the plate for Irabu's debut in 1997. "They feel a little bit more weight of representing their country than maybe players that
  • Tanaka introduced as 'Yankee big' | Missoula Sports - NBC ...

      Blog Source: www.nbcmontana.com | 5 months ago
    Tanaka is the third starting pitcher the Yankees have signed directly from Japan but unlike the 1997 and 2007 signings of Hideki Irabu and Kei Igawa, the scouting and things to gauge the pitchers on has drastically changed. Back then, the ...

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