Hideki Matsui To Announce Retirement, Will Have Plenty Of Time To Enjoy…

According to multiple reports, former Yankees outfielder Hideki Matsui is set to announce his retirement from baseball. Matsui played seven seasons with the Yankees before making one-year stops with the Angels, Athletics, and Rays. He will always be remembered for collecting big hits in Game 6 of the 2003 ALCS and… » 12/27/12 4:15pm 12/27/12 4:15pm

Japan Is Still Nutso About Hideki Matsui

This is the pregame media scrum around Hideki Matsui, who was called up from Triple-A and will make his Rays debut in St. Petersburg tonight. The spectacle of Japanese fellows swarming their prey with cameras and notebooks is not a new one, and it's something we've come to expect every time a new NPB import comes along » 5/29/12 6:15pm 5/29/12 6:15pm

Did Hideki Matsui Really Watch 55,000 Adult Videos?

Time for your weekly edition of the Deadspin Funbag. Find more of Drew's stuff at KSK or on Twitter. Buy Drew's book, The Postmortal, through here. Email the Funbag here. Today, we're covering paper towels, EMT poops, double penises, and more. » 5/01/12 2:20pm 5/01/12 2:20pm

A Happy Ending For Hideki Matsui

Because no one reads the newspaper, and SportsCenter's anchors are too perky for this early in the morning, Deadspin combs the best of the broadsheets and the blogosphere to bring you everything you need to know to start your day. » 4/14/10 6:30am 4/14/10 6:30am

John Sterling Still Struggling To Learn Yankees Lineup

"Voice of the Yankees" (as long as you don't own a TV) John Sterling has a made another memorable home run call. Mostly because he used his signature Alex Rodriguez-based "catchpharse" to celebrate a dinger by Hideki Matsui. » 6/03/09 12:45pm 6/03/09 12:45pm

Our Favorite One: Godzilla Vs. Mothra

We have no idea how we missed this, but AaronGleeman.com directs us to this statement from Time magazine's profile of Yankees outfielder Hideki Matsui in its 2003 Asian Heroes profile: » 11/04/05 11:40am 11/04/05 11:40am