Shohei Ohtani is one of today’s personalities in MLB and proof of this is that he is considered by specialized publications such as Time magazine as someone to follow.
The sought-after American publication ranked the Japanese of the Los Angeles Angels as one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2021.
Ohtani selected by @TIME Among 100 Most Influential People of 2021. Only baseball player on the list. He entered the category of “Icons”, along with princes Harry and Meghan and Naomi Osaka, among others # TIME100 pic.twitter.com/UcITT8y1D1
– Enrique Rojas / ESPN (@ Enrique_Rojas1) September 15, 2021
The pitcher batter is the only player to appear on the exclusive list that has Naomi Osaka and princes Meghan and Harry among those selected.
Through games on Sept. 15 this season, Shohei Ohtani has a .257 / .360 / .605 offensive line with 44 home runs and 94 RBIs. He also has a 3.36 ERA in 21 starts as a starter.