Baseball star Shohei Ohtani turns down People’s Honor Award from Japanese prime minister

Originally published on Sora News by Casey Baseel

Unanimous MVP would have been first recipient of award since 2019.

For most baseball players, the things they can do are coupled with things they can’t do. Maybe a guy can pitch, but he can’t hit. Or he might be able to become a big star in Japan, but never make it to the U.S. Major League.

Shohei Ohtani, though, continues to be an example that sometimes, one person can have it all, including each and every MVP vote. Following a 2021 season filled with incredible accomplishments, the two-way star for the L.A. Angels star was the unanimous

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