Exclusive Fun 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.