Asians who have played in the MLB or signed/drafted by MLB teams.

PR:Popularity ranking
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PRNameEthnicityHt/WtPosYearLeagueTeamNotes
PRNameEthnicityHt/WtPosYearLeagueTeamNotes
3Ryu, Hyun-jinKorean6'2" 255lbsP2015-2013MLB, KBOLos Angeles Dodgers, HanwhaStarting pitcher
7Nakajima, HiroyukiJapanese5'11" 200lbsSS2014-2013MLB, NPBSacramento Rivercats, Oakland A'sSpring training with A's
7Tanaka, KensukeJapanese5'9" 170lbs2B2013-2013MLB, MPBSan Francisco Giants
8Fujikawa, Kyuji Japanese6'0" 190lbsP2015-2013MLB, NPBTexas Rangers, Chicago Cubs
3Aoki, NorichikaJapanese5'9" 175lbsRF2015-2012MLB, NPBSan Francisco Giants, Kansas City Royals, Milwaukee BrewersWorld Series
6Wada, TsuyoshiJapanese5'11" 180lbsP2015-2014MLB, NPBChicago Cubs
3Iwakuma, HisashiJapanese6'3" 210lbsP2015-2012MLB, NPBSeattle MarinersAll-Star
4Chen, Wei-YinTaiwanese6'0" 195lbsP2015-2012MLB, NPBBaltimore OriolesAce Pitcher
5Kawasaki, MunenoriJapanese5'10" 165lbsOL2015-2012MLB, NPBToronto Blue Jays, Seattle Marinersfan favorite
1Darvish, YuJapanese, Iranian6'5" 215lbsP2015-2012MLB, NPBTexas RangersCy Young finalist
6Nishioka, TsuyoshiJapanese6'0" 175lbs2B2012-2011MLB, NPBMinnesota Twins
7Choi Conger, HankKorean6'2" 220lbsC2015-2010MLBHouston Astros, Anaheim Angels2006 1st round pick
2Uehara, KojiJapanese6'2" 195lbs RP2015-2009MLB, NPBBoston Red Sox, Texas Rangers, Baltimore OriolesAll-Star, ALCS MVP
6Kawakami, KenshinJapanese5'11" 200lbsP2010-2009MLB, NPBAtlanta Braves
1Suzuki, IchiroJapanese5'9" 165lbsRF2015-2001MLB, NPBSeattle Mariners, NY Yankees, Miami MarlinsROY, MVP, 1st Asian position player
5Tazawa, JunichiJapaneseRP2015-2009MLB, NPBBoston Red Sox
1Tanaka, MasahiroJapaneseP2015-2014MLB, NPBNY YankeesAll-Star
8Igarashi, RyotaJapaneseRP2012-2010MLB, NPBNY Mets
7Takahashi, HisanoriJapaneseRP2013-2010MLB, NPBNY Mets, Anaheim Angels
8Takashi, KenJapaneseRP2009-2009MLB, NPBNY Mets
8Yabuta, YasuhikoJapaneseRP2009-2008MLB, NPBKansas City Royals
1Kuroda, HirokiJapaneseP2014-2008MLB, NPBLA Dodgers, NY YankeesAll-Star
8Kobayashi, MasahideJapaneseRP2009-2008MLB, NPBCleveland Indians
9Fukumori, KazuoJapaneseRP2008-2008MLB, NPBTexas Rangers
3Fukudome, KosukeJapaneseCF2012-2008MLB, NPBChicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox
4Igawa, KeiJapaneseP2008-2007MLB, NPBNY YankeesPosted
1Matsuzaka, DaisukeJapaneseP2014-2009MLB, NPBBoston Red Sox, NY MetsAll-Star
3Okajima, HidekiJapaneseRP2013-2007MLB, NPBBoston Red Sox, Oakland A'sAll-Star
3Iwamura, AkinoriJapanese2B2010-2007MLB, NPBTampa Bay Devil Rays, Oakland A's
6Saito, TakashiJapaneseRP2012-2006MLB, NPBLA Dodgers, Boston Red Sox, Arizona Diamondbacks
4Johjima, KenjiJapaneseC2009-2006MLB, NPBSeattle Mariners
6Nakamura, NorihiroJapanese3B2005-2005MLB, NPBLA Dodgers
8Yabu, KeiichiJapaneseRP2008-2005MLB, NPBSF Giants, Oakland A's
3Iguchi, TadahitoJapanese2B2008-2005MLB, NPBChicago White Sox, Philadephia Fhillies
8Tadano, KazuhitoJapaneseRP2005-2004MLB, NPBCleveland Indians
8Takatsu, ShingoJapaneseRP2005-2004MLB, NPBChicago White Sox
6Otsuka, AkinoriJapaneseRP2010-2006MLB, NPBSan Diego Padres
2 Matsui, KazuoJapanese2B2010-2004MLB, NPBNY Mets, Colorado Rockies, Houston Astros
4 Taguchi, SoJapaneseCF2009-2002MLB, NPBSt. Louis Cardinals, Chicago Cubs
2Ishii, KazuhisaJapaneseP2005-2002MLB, NPBLA Dodgers, NY Mets
5Shinjo, TsuyoshiJapaneseCF2003-2001MLB, NPBNY Mets, SF Giants
2Sasaki, KazuhiroJapaneseP2003-2000MLB, NPBSeattle MarinersAll-Star
3Ohka, Tomokazu JapaneseP2009-1999MLB, NPBBoston Red Sox, Montreal Expos, Milwaukee Brewers
6Kida, Masao JapaneseRP2005-1999MLB, NPBDetroit Tigers, Seattle Mariners
4Yoshii, Masato JapaneseP2002-1998MLB, NPBNY Mets, Montreal Expos
1Irabu, Hideki JapaneseP2002-1997MLB, NPBNY Yankees, Montreal Expos
4Hasegawa, Shigetoshi JapaneseP2005-1997MLB, NPBAnaheim Angels, Seattle Mariners
7Suzuki, Mac JapaneseRP2002-1996MLB, NPBSeattle Mariners, KC Royals
1Nomo, Hideo JapaneseP2008-1995MLB, NPBLA Dodgers, NY Mets, Milwaukee Brewers, Boston Red SoxAll-Star, ROY
6Murakami, Masanori JapaneseP1965-1964MLB, NPBSF Giants1st Japanese in MLB
6Baek, Cha SeungKoreanRP2008-2004MLBSeattle Mariners
7Bong, Jeung-keun KoreanRP2004-2002MLBAtlanta Braves
8Cho, Jin-ho KoreanRP1999-1998MLBBoston Red Sox
2Choi, Hee-seop Korean6'5" 220lbs1B2005-2002MLBChicago Cubs, Florida Marlins, LA Dodgers
1Choo, Shin-soo Korean6'0" 190lbsRF2015-2005MLBTexas Rangers, Seattle Mariners, Cleveland IndiansAll-star
3Kang, Jung-ho Korean6'0" 180lbsSS2015-2015MLB, KBOPittsburgh PiratesPosted
3Kim, Byung-hyun KoreanRP2007-1999MLBArizona Diamondbacks, Colorado RockiesAll-star
6Kim, Sun-Woo KoreanRP2006-2001MLBBoston Red Sox, Montreal Expos
8Koo, Dae-Sung KoreanRP2005-2005MLBNY Mets
8Lee, Sang-hoon KoreanRP2000-2000MLBBoston Red Sox
1Park, Chan-Ho KoreanP2010-1994MLBLA Dodgers, Texas Rangers, San Diego PadresAll-star
8Ryu, Jae-Kuk KoreanP2006-2006MLBTampa Bay Rays
6Seo, Jae-Weong KoreanP2007-2002MLBNY Mets, TB Rays
6Chen, Chin-Feng TaiwaneseCF2005-2002MLBLA Dodgers
4Hu, Chin-lung TaiwaneseSS2011-2007MLBLA Dodgers, NY Mets
4Kuo, Hong-chih TaiwaneseRP2011-2005MLBLA Dodgers
8Lee, C.C. TaiwaneseRP2013-2013MLBCleveland Indians
8Lin, Che-hsuan TaiwaneseRF2013-2012MLBBoston Red Sox
8Lo, Chia-Jen TaiwaneseRP2013-2013MLBHouston Astros
8Ni, Fu-Te TaiwaneseRP2009-2009MLBDetroit Tigers
5Tsao, Chin-hui TaiwaneseRP2008-2003MLBColorado Rockies, LA Dodgers
1Wang, Chien-Ming Taiwanese6'4" 225lbsP2013-2005MLBNY Yankees, Washington NationalsAll-star
7Wang, Wei-Chung TaiwaneseRP2015-2014MLBMilwaukee Brewers
2Ishikawa, Travis Japanese, White6'3" 215lbs1B2015-2006MLBSF Giants, Milwaukee Brewers, Pittsburge Pirates21st round pick
2Wong, Kolten Chinese, Hawaiian2B2015-2011MLBSt Louis Cardinals1st round pick
8Pham, Tommy Vietnamese, BlackCF2015-2014MLBSt Louis Cardinals16th round pick
3Suzuki, Kurt JapaneseC2015-2007MLBOakland A's, Minnesota TwinsAll-star, 2nd round pick
9Hanzawa, Troy JapaneseSS2015-2008AAAPhiladephia PhlliesSpring training
9Choi, Ji-Man Korean1B2015-2010AAASeattle MarinersSpring training
9Chung, Derrick ChineseC2015-2012AAAToronto Blue JaysSpring training
5Russell, Addison Filipino, BlackSS2016-2015MLBChicago Cubs2016 All-Star

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