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What did the world look like before Ichiro Suzuki became an unforgettable part of modern Major League Baseball? What did the world look like when Michael Jordan was still the most coveted conversation in sports — a legend among even the would-be legends?
For that matter, what did the world look like when Tom and Jerry sweatshirts still existed, and when Japanese baseball stars wore turtleneck versions of them?
All those questions and more are answered in a classic video from 1995 that shows young, up-and-coming 22-year-old Suzuki meeting Jordan, the biggest athlete in the world at the time, in the bowels of United Center in Chicago. Suzuki shows up courtside to watch Jordan practice some shooting, then the two get a face-to-face meeting in a back room, where Suzuki is blown away to be talking with one of his sports heroes.
While much of the video is narrated in Japanese, it’s still cool to see a youthful Suzuki and a dominant Jordan — and when the two meet face-to-face, a translator...
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The injury bug has
infiltrated the New York Yankees clubhouse this spring, and things just
got a whole lot worse for the Pinstripe Punks. On Wednesday Yankees manager Joe
Girardi announced that Mark Teixeira will miss 8-10 weeks due to a wrist injury sustained
during batting practice with the United States' World Baseball Classic team.
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Yankees slugger Mark Teixeira has been scratched from the U.S. lineup for Tuesday's exhibition game against the Chicago White Sox with a sore right forearm.
The injury is not considered serious.
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