Former first baseman who became a star in Korea and Japan as a member of teams like the Doosan Bears and Chunichi Dragons. He was named MVP of Korea Professional Baseball after hitting a league-record forty-two home runs in 1998.
He was drafted as a third baseman out of high school by the Montreal Expos in 1988 but never played for an MLB team.
In 2006, while playing for Nippon Professional Baseball, he hit grand slams in back-to-back games, becoming the first Central League player to do so in fifty-three seasons.
He married a woman named Cheryl.
He was teammates with Kosuke Fukudome when Fukudome won the NPB MVP award in 2006.