Indeed, he tries to find his own course instead of the pitch type, which causes him to look at the ball that way.

Yumiko Hara

 

 

The stylist who is a professional baseball fan says she was more attracted to the player's “invincible look on their faces” than the play itself. Above all, Hiromitsu Ochiai. He doesn't cast "a sharp glance" at a single point, or rather his eyes look “vacant and round.” I guess that the way he looks at the ball creates an invisible magnetic field that overwhelms the pitcher and draws the ball. From essay collection “I'm Stylist Hara.”

 

"June 25  2019

from “Oriori no Kotoba” by Kiyokazu Washida, The Asahi Shimbun"