Tsuyoshi Wada

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Birthday
21, 1981
Birthplace
Japan
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
21, 1981 (age 39)
Birthplace
Japan

About

Japanese pitcher who led Japan to their first-ever World Baseball Classic title in 2006. After becoming a four-time All-Star in Nippon Professional Baseball, he joined the Chicago Cubs in Major League Baseball in 2014.

Before Fame

He was a star at Waseda University, where he broke a Tokyo Big6 Baseball League record with 476 strikeouts.

Trivia

He was named Nippon Professional Baseball Pacific League MVP in 2010.

Family Life

He married Kasumi Nakane in 2005.

Associated With

He was teammates with outfielder Kosuke Fukudome on the Japanese team which won the 2006 World Baseball Classic.