Ohtani’s Best Friend a Big Name Interpreter Also Signed a 10-Year Contract with the Dodgers

Ippei Mizuhara (38), the interpreter for Shohei Otani (29), also ‘naturally’ came to work for the LA Dodgers. 

The Dodgers decided to hold a press conference for Ohtani’s joining at 3 p.m. on the 14th, local time (8 a.m. on the 15th, Korean time). 

It is expected that interpreter Mizuhara, a close friend, will also attend this event to help communicate throughout the entire process.

Regarding this, Japan’s The Digest cited a local media report and said, ‘Like Otani, interpreter Mizuhara is known to have signed a 10-year contract with the Dodgers. 바카라사이트닷컴

 Details were not disclosed.

 However, a rough inference can be made.

In the case of major league clubs, Spanish employees make $37,000 to $39,000 (approximately 47 to 50 million won)

while Japanese employees make between $75,000 (approximately 96 million won) and $85,000 (approximately 1 won). It is about 80 million won). It is about twice as high.

In particular, teams such as the Dodgers and Yankees are higher than this. 

It goes up to $80,000 to $90,000. Expedition allowances, transportation costs, and various incentives are added to this. 

The total is close to $200,000 (260 million won).

Of course, it has a deep connection with the accompanying player contract. 

This is especially true in the case of special A-level players like Otani. 

There is a possibility that a significant portion of the player’s voice will be reflected. 

Due to his characteristic of caring for the people around him, it is presumed that he paid special attention to the treatment of interpreters. 

Up to this point, salary and allowances are what the club spends on.

 In the case of Mizuhara interpretation, this is not all. He has a belly button bigger than his stomach. 

In other words, this is the income earned while serving as Otani’s road manager. 

According to a report by The Digest, Mizuhara’s interpreter was also contracted by CAA, the agency to which Otani belongs. 

Here, all of Otani’s activities outside of competition are carried out and managed. 

The media reported, “It is known that approximately 1-2% of Otani’s income (excluding salary) is allocated.” 

In other words, in addition to the salary received from the Dodgers, there is a separate incentive paid by the agency. 

According to Forbes, Otani’s advertising income this year is about $60 million (about 79.1 billion won). 

Just 1% is equivalent to $600,000 (approximately 790 million won). 

Combined with the money he receives from the Dodgers, his annual income is approximately 800,000 dollars, or 1 billion won in Korean money.

Mizuhara was born in Hokkaido, Japan. She moved to LA with her father when she was 6 years old. 

Her first job after graduating from UC Riverside was with the New York Yankees. 

He joined the company as an interpreter for Japanese pitcher Hideki Okajima. But a problem arose. 

Okajima failed the medical test. In the end, I returned to the original team (Nippon Ham), and this time I took Mizuhara with me.

Here too, the position was in charge of interpreting for foreign players. 

At that time, the person sitting next to me in the locker room was Otani. 

It was the time when I was a black-haired rookie who hadn’t even taken off my high school t-shirt yet. 

As he tried to learn various things from the mercenary pitchers, he naturally became close to Mizuhara. 

Since then, we have been together since we entered the United States, and we have been together for 6 years already.

All complex and difficult problems are solved through his hands. 

Visa, driver’s license, cell phone activation, rental contract, etc. Of course, a driver, a catch partner, a companion, and a friend. E

verything from schedule management to media management is his responsibility. Japanese reporters call him ‘10 Ways’.

He is not alone. His entire family takes on the role of supporters. 

Of course, Mizuhara’s wife takes care of everything. 

(Otani gave them a gift certificate for a high-end honeymoon package as a wedding gift.)

Her father (Eimasa, 63), who runs a Japanese restaurant in Costa Mesa near LA, takes it upon himself to be in charge of nutrition. 

In addition to being a regular restaurant in Otani, it is also a supplier of various foods. 

(His father, Mizuhara, played as a baseball player while attending high school in LA.

He also holds the record of striking out 17 in 7 innings.)

Mizuhara was also popular during his time with the Angels. 

When he introduced the players in the opening game, he received a standing ovation from tens of thousands of spectators.

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