Koji Uehara

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Birthday
3, 1975
Birthplace
Neyagawa, Japan
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
3, 1975 (age 41)
Birthplace
Neyagawa, Japan

About

Closer for the Boston Red Sox 2013 World Series Championship team; previously played for the Baltimore Orioles and Texas Rangers.

Before Fame

He was an 8-time Nippon Professional Baseball All-Star, and two-time Japan Series Champion during his 9-season run with the Yomiuri Giants.

Trivia

He set the record for best single season strikeout-to-walk ratio (8.74) in MLB history - with a minimum of 100 innings pitched - during the 2013 season.

Family Life

He had a son named Kazuma with his wife Miho.

Associated With

He and David Ortiz were two of Boston's brightest stars during their 2013 World Series run.