Sports | Mar 25

Shohei Ohtani's Former Interpreter's Alleged University Graduation Disputed

TOKYO, Mar 25 (News On Japan) - American media outlets have reported that the university which Shohei Ohtani's former interpreter, Ippei Mizuhara, claimed to have graduated from, has no record of his attendance.

According to a 2019 media guide for the Angels, where Ohtani played until last season, Mizuhara was introduced as a graduate of the University of California, Riverside, in 2007.

Sports media outlet The Athletic reported a statement from a public relations official from another team, suggesting that "not all staff resumes are thoroughly vetted" by the teams. It was noted that "when creating media guides, the staff featured are asked to review their entries beforehand or to submit manuscripts detailing their career histories."

Source: TBS


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