Hideki Matsui was the first Japanese born player bestowed this honour, as well as being the first full time DH to win it. He batted .615, drove in 6 runs, and had 8 RBI in the series, both feats tying previous records. And he did it with a paltry 13 at bats … motherfucking mind boggling numbers!! It couldn’t have happened to a nicer guy either, he is so fucking humble … unlike other me first-team second accolade seeking athletes with egos the size of Yankee Stadium!!