Jack Morris, a former pitcher who has won a total of 254 wins in the major leagues, has been suspended from appearing indefinitely by the TV station, saying that there was a discriminatory expression against Shohei Ohtani in the commentary on the game between the Tigers and the Angels. received.

Mr. Morris, 66, is a famous pitcher who won a total of 254 wins in the Tigers and was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame during his active career, and is currently a commentator on the TV broadcast of the Tigers game.

When Mr. Morris explained in the Angels game on the 17th, he was asked how to suppress Otani as a batter and said, "Very, very, carefully", and the accent at this time imitated the accent peculiar to Asian descent and discriminated against It was accused of being a target.

Morris then apologized in the broadcast, "I want to apologize to the people of the Asian community. I have no intention of attacking Otani and I really respect him," but the TV station that was broadcasting said on the 18th. , Announced that Morris will be suspended for an indefinite period of time.

Otani said, "I heard about this in the video, but I personally don't care at all. I'm not saying about the disposal. I think it's an influential person, so of course it's a difficult place. I think it is. "