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Hiroki Kuroda was born in Osaka, Japan, in 1975. He is one of 13 Japanese-born ballplayers currently on Major League rosters.
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Get to know Hiroki Kuroda

The Yankees signed veteran pitcher Hiroki Kuroda, 37, to a one-year, $10 million deal for the 2012 season. Learn more about the Japanese hurler with these 10 facts.

Compiled by Jim Mancari

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