Kenta Maeda Look-a-Like Makes His Way Into the Dodgers' Dugout

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Kenta Maeda Look-a-Like Makes His Way Into the Dodgers’ Dugout

Baseball Is Fun

Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium was “Japan Night,” a promotional day celebrating the culture of Japan, where the first 40,000 fans in attendance (how many were in attendance after that?!) received a Kenta Maeda bobble head.

Check it out:

Maeda

Pretty solid bobblehead, right? It looks just like Maeda. Here’s a picture of the Dodgers pitcher for reference:

https://twitter.com/Dodgers/status/758111737744805888

Except, as that caption suggests, that’s not Kenta Maeda … it’s a Kenta Maeda look-a-like! A fan showed up dressed like Maeda (on the perfect night), and did so well, he was invited onto the field and into the dugout. He even gets to do a special handshake with third baseman Justin Turner:

The team, including Maeda, obviously had a ton of fun with the fan, and he got a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Here’s more from the interactions, including a smiling Joc Pederson’s pure elation:

https://twitter.com/Dodgers/status/758121857983795200

Now, that’s how you cosplay. I’m just glad there wasn’t an AH! An evil twin … which one do I kill?! moment.



Author: Michael Cerami

Michael Cerami is the butler to a wealthy werewolf off the coast of Wales and a writer at Bleacher Nation. You can find him on Twitter at @Michael_Cerami