TOKYO -- Sadaharu Oh played 22 seasons, hit 868 career home runs, won 15 home run
titles, nine MVP awards, five batting titles, two triple crowns and led his
team to 11 championships. But Japan's greatest player never got a chance to
test himself in the major leagues.
As far as the adjustments he might need to make, he's a different player
than Ichiro, who sort of jumped in and never looked back. Being a power hitter it may take him a little longer, it may not. ...