Los Angeles Angels two-way sensation Shohei Ohtani is one of MLB's biggest attractions, and his popularity has grown outside of baseball circles.

The 27-year-old Japanese star was included among Time's 100 Most Influential People of 2021 on Wednesday. His blurb was written by former MLB All-Star and current baseball broadcaster Alex Rodriguez.

Other athletes on the list include tennis player Naomi Osaka, gymnasts Simone Biles and Sunisa Lee