If you want to complain that the Japanese leagues aren’t quite up to the mark of American baseball, knock yourself out. Oh is still The Man. And his flamingo-style batting stance is the best.
Here’s a detailed study of how Sadaharu Oh might have done had he played his career in the US, projecting things out with all the usual caveats. Bottom line: “Quality is still quality.”
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