The new face (and snicker) of the Chicago Cubs

Surprising very few people, one of Japan's preeminent fielding outfielders has been signed to the legendary Chicago Cubs, your humble correspondents favourite MLB team.

What is surprising to most people is that the Japanese phenom's last name, rather than his first name, will be printed on the back of his jersey.

Ladies and gentlemen, I bring to you:

(It could be worse, he could have come over a couple years back and signed with the Expos)