It’s a doozy of a question: how do you make your new teammate feel welcome, especially one from a very different place? The Los Angeles Dodgers faced just such a conundrum with the arrival of Hiroki Kuroda from the Hiroshima Toyo Carp on a three-year away pass. Bake him a cake? A banner over his cubicle? Team movie night with the Michael Keaton vehicle Gung Ho?
Of course not. There’s only one way to make Kuroda feel at home: karaoke, American style!