Originally written November 25, 2012 on BAseball Reality Tour:
The day Ichiro Suzuki gets inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York, will be a bright day for Baseball History. Ichiro has been a classy gentleman and ambassador for the game of baseball to millions of people around the globe. His meticulous and exuberant play put a spell on fans who were awed by his precision, athleticism, speed, and laser throwing arm. In Ichiro's heyday, his otherworldly combination of skills brought fans to the edge of their seats the moment he stepped on the field.Off the field, Ichiro is a walking and talking living legend. Never one to let his star's shine diminish, Ichiro recently sent something to a Mariners fan that goes above and beyond the norm.Last week, Amy Franz, the woman who ran the Ichimeter at Safeco Field, keeping count of Ichiro's career hits, received a package in the mail. Imagine her excitement when she saw what was inside:Even better is what Ichiro wrote in his note...In case the image is hard to see, it ...
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