Hideki Matsui with the Japanese and American Elmos. Hideki Matsui (b. 1974) is a Japanese baseball player, known for playing on the New York Yankees. The Japanese and American versions of Elmo appeared at an exhibition game against Matsui's former team, the Yomiuri Giants, at the Tokyo Dome in 2004. Add a photo to this gallery Wikipedia has an article related to: Hideki Matsui Retrieved from "https://muppet.fandom.com/wiki/Hideki_Matsui?oldid=1071679" Categories: Celebrities Sports International Celebrities Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.