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How Nakajima Learned to be Cool

by Patrick Newman (Dec 20, 2012)

A couple of years before Hiroyuki Nakajima became a Twitter sensation for calling Billy Beane "sexy and cool" (which is a bit of a liberal translation, but that's a different story), Nakaji expressed his fun-loving side with a celebratory high-five routine with Seibu teammate Dee Brown.

Here we see Brown teaching his pupil:

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And here Nakaji uses it in a game situation (skip to about 0:50):

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I suspect he'll get along quite well with the other A's.


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