Tetsuto Yamada: Did You Know

Yamada visited Dodgers Stadium when he participated in a Japan-United States High School Exhibition Series during his third year in high school in 2010. He met Hiroki Kuroda and managed to secure an autographed baseball.

Source: Nikkan Sports 6/30/2016

Yamada signed a multi-year advisory contract with Adidas Japan. He has been working with Adidas since 2014. The length of the contract might be at least four years.

Source: Nikkan Sports 3/29/2017, Daily Sports 3/30/2017

Yamada has ended games with “walk-off walks” twice during his career:

  • 2013/8/10 against Yokohama
  • 2017/7/25 against Chunichi

Source: Sports Hochi 7/27/2017

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