Shohei Ohtani is already a legend in Japan and one of the most highly regarded prospects in baseball, but also a very unique player, a pitcher who can rake. But would it translate to the Major Leagues? Shohei Ohtani has his doubters, but he proved them all wrong in his first major league at bat, when he crushed a three run home run to right center field. As Ichiro’s Hall Of Fame caliber career winds down, a new Japanese baseball star is born, and his legend continued to grow in his first big league plate appearance. After the long ball, Shohei Ohtani was ignored by his teammates, some light hazing before they piled on him to celebrate the feat.