TWISTING : verb twist·ing \ ˈtwis-tiŋ \: to wring or wrench so as to dislocate or distort
VERY appropriate for Nomo.
Silver Medal 1988 Olympics (for Japan)
1995 NL Rookie of the Year
Led league twice in strikeouts.
Threw 2 no-hitters.
Pacific League MVP (1990)
Eiji Sawamura Award (1990)
Pacific League Rookie of the Year (1990)
NL Rookie of the Year (1995)
2× Strikeout leader (1995, 2001)
Threw two career no-hitters
Kintetsu Buffaloes (1990–1994)
Los Angeles Dodgers (1995–1998)
New York Mets (1998)
Milwaukee Brewers (1999)
Detroit Tigers (2000)
Boston Red Sox (2001)
Los Angeles Dodgers (2002–2004)
Tampa Bay Devil Rays (2005)
Kansas City Royals (2008)