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Fujinami's Most Egui Pitch

by Patrick Newman (May 7, 2014)

Today's Japanese word of the day is egui (エグい), which in a baseball context refers to a particularly "nasty" or "sick" pitch.

Hanshin sophomore Shintaro Fujinami's hardsplitter/sinker/shuuto is as about as egui as you'll find in NPB.

But you don't have to take my word for it. Check out these gifs that I've borrowed from 2ch:

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150 km/h is about 93.2 mph, 147 km/h is 91.3 mph.

Tags: Shintaro Fujinami



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