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'The Big Unit' Randy Johnson

R.I.P. Nintendo Prez

You 'Changed the World'

9/21/2013 6:15 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Fun fact: Recently deceased Nintendo President Hiroshi Yamauchi once owned the Seattle Mariners.

Randy Johnson -- one of the legendary players from the team -- tells TMZ ...  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.

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Jeems    

Randy can kiss my Big fat black ass. He screwed the Astros iver in 1998

365 days ago
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Brian    

I wouldn't say his death leaves a void in the gaming world. Nintendo isn't much of a company anymore. All they do is put out cheap, underpowered game consoles and the same few old retread games.

365 days ago
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Shoozie    

3 and a half hours and 3 comments. I am just here to say "YAWN"

365 days ago
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Ricardo Marquez    

BRIAN
I wouldn't say his death leaves a void in the gaming world. Nintendo isn't much of a company anymore. All they do is put out cheap, underpowered game consoles and the same few old retread games.


If it wasn't for Nintendo the technology and gaming world wouldn't be what it is.

Jordan is nothing in the NBA but he still is a pioneer

365 days ago
5.

southsidequeen    

Was so addicted to Super Mario until I saved the princess. RIP

365 days ago
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ballplaya24    

@Jeems **** you, nobody cares about the astros there the worst team in baseball and will be for awhile, this man kept baseball in seattle rip

365 days ago
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stu    

Too bad Randy didn't change Hairroshi diapers once in a while. Stinky winky!

364 days ago

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