‘The Big Unit’ Randy Johnson — R.I.P. Nintendo Prez … You ‘Changed the World’

Exclusive 0919-big-unit-randy-johnson-Hiroshi-Yamauchi-gettyFun fact: Recently deceased Nintendo President Hiroshi Yamauchi once owned the Seattle Mariners.

Randy Johnson — one of the legendary players from the team — tells our sources …  Hiroshi”s death has left a major void in the video game world.

The Big Unit — who broke a slew of records on Yamauchi”s watch — tells us he was friends with HY back in the day … but won”t be attending the funeral in Japan since its for family and people super close to him.

Randy adds, “Mr Yamauchi was a great man who changed the world with his mind and spirit. He will be greatly missed.”

Another fun fact: Yamauchi never attended one Mariners game … go figure.