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Hideki Matsui retires from baseball

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In this Nov. 9, 2002, file photo, Japanese baseball star Hideki Matsui waves goodbye to cheering Yomiuri Giants fans as he walks off the field after a baseball game at the Tokyo Dome against the US major League all stars. The 38-year-old former New York Yankees' outfielder, World Series MVP, and two-time All Star announced his retirement from baseball on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, following months of free agency after his release from the Tampa Bay Rays in August. AP Photo/David Guttenfelder, File

Hideki Matsui has retired from professional baseball, saying he is no longer able to perform at the level that earned him a World Series MVP with the New York Yankees and three Central League MVPs in Japan.

Posted: December 28th, 2012 in Baseball,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

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