May 13, 2024

EP. 242 — The Unbeknownst Gambling Interpreter w/ Tony Baker 

What’s Poppin’ con-gregation? Comedian Tony Baker joins the show to discuss the gambling scandal surrounding Dodgers Baseball Player Shohei Ohtani’s Interpreter Ippei Mizuhara. Unbeknownst to Shohei, Ippei allegedly stole around 16 million dollars from him! Stay Schemin’!

 

This episode was originally recorded on April 22, 2024.

 

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Research by Kaelyn Brandt.

 

Sources:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BTC7vbAxwP8

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/sports/shohei-ohtani-interpreter-ippei-mizuhara-everything-know-rcna144445

https://www.latimes.com/sports/shohei-ohtani-news-conference-ippei-mizuhara-investigation-123

https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2024-03-20/gambling-story

https://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/sports/who-is-orange-county-bookie-who-received-millions-of-dollars-from-shohei-ohtanis-account/3369779/

https://apnews.com/article/dodgers-shohei-ohtani-mizuhara-d6e795d085a28656e1701f7fa5c6df52

https://www.cnn.com/2024/04/11/sport/ippei-mizuhara-shohei-ohtani-investigation/index.html

https://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/39963548/shohei-ohtani-interpreter-ippei-mizuhara-american-players-japan-gambling-scandal

https://slate.com/culture/2024/04/shohei-ohtani-translator-indictment-gambling-theft-ippei-mizuhara.html

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