Who is Kazuo Matsui?
Shortstop Kazuo Matsui is expected to be the next big baseball import from Japan.
Kazuo Matsui is next.
Hideo Nomo, Kazuhiro Sasaki, Ichiro Suzuki and Hideki Matsui, all superstar performers in Japan, have become top-level players in America as well.
Now it appears "Little Matsui" will be the next impact import from Japan after he announced Monday he would play in the major leagues in 2004. Here's a look at the star shortstop:
THE KAZUO MATSUI FILE
Kazuo Matsui turns a double play against the U.S. last November.
(Born Oct. 23, 1975 in Osaka, ...
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