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A brief history of Ichiro wanting to pitch

The final day of the regular season saw the fulfillment of what was, for Ichiro, a career-long dream — he got to pitch in a game in the major leagues. Which is something that made Ichiro happy, and it made all the other players happy, and it made all the fans happy, and here we all are, delighted to no end that Ichiro got to stand on the rubber. Think about it hard enough and maybe...
Via Fangraphs
October 05, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ichiro Suzuki takes the mound for the Marlins

The final day of the MLB regular season has given us some rather peculiar sights to behold in the past. But who could have possibly predicted 41-year-old Ichiro Suzuki taking the mound for the Miami Marlins and blessing us with his never-before-seen pitching talents? Well that’s exactly what happened on Sunday in the Marlins regular...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Fun for all: Ichiro Suzuki pitched for Marlins in season finale

With nothing left to play for this season, either soon-to-be-replaced Miami Marlins manager Dan Jennings decided to have some fun (or shrug his shoulders and say what the you-know-what) or Ichiro Suzuki had a wish that he saw the opportunity to fulfill. Down 6-2 to the Phillies in the eighth inning, Suzuki took the mound to pitch for the Marlins. Really. The alert to Baseball Twitter...
Via The Outside Corner
October 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Ichiro Suzuki Passes Ty Cobb In Career Hits With 4,192 in MLB, Japan

ST. LOUIS — Ichiro Suzuki singled in the first inning for his 4,192nd career hit in the major leagues and Japan, passing Ty Cobb’s total that ranks second in history. The 41-year-old Suzuki got his 2,914th big league hit for the Miami Marlins against the Cardinals on Saturday night. He had 1,278 hits in nine seasons for the Orix Blue Wave in Japan. The combined total is not recognized...
August 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Marlins reportedly intensify interest in Ichiro Suzuki

The Miami Marlins are looking for outfield depth and reportedly have intensified their interest in Ichiro Suzuki. ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick reported the news on Saturday and believes Suzuki could be a good fit for the Marlins because of his experience and speed. Ichiro just turned 41 and needs 156 hits to reach 3,000 for his...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

The Fascinating Life Of Ichiro Suzuki

Every so often, an athlete comes along who simply mesmerizes fans. Ichiro Suzuki is one of those athletes for me. From the moment he took his longstanding legend in Japan to the Seattle Mariners, he hooked me in. Maybe it was his cannon arm from right — so surprising from such a diminutive baseball player. Perhaps […] The post The Fascinating Life Of Ichiro Suzuki appeared first...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Ichiro Suzuki learned Spanish so he could trash talk opponents

Ichiro Suzuki is a man of many talents. The New York Yankees outfielder is not only one of the most unique players in the league with his blazing speed, his unorthodox hitting approach and his unmatched work ethic, but he boasts another skill that is arguably the most entertaining one in his arsenal — he speaks Spanish. According to Brad Lefton of the Wall Street Journal, Ichiro...
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Ichiro Suzuki dopplegangers attend Yankees game in L.A.

Your browser does not support iframes.Two fans attended Tuesday night's New York Yankees road game in Anaheim dressed as outfielder Ichiro Suzuki, with one wearing a full Yankees uniform and the other wearing a full uniform of Ichiro's former team, the Seattle Mariners.The two fans were so into their role as Ichiro dopplegangers that they warmed up in the stands as the real Ichiro...
Via Holdout Sports
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Ichiro sends handwritten note, gift to Seattle's 'Ichi-Meter Lady'

Amy Franz has been tallying Ichiro's hits on her "Ichi-Meter" since his record-setting 262-hit season in 2004. Even though the outfielder has moved from Franz's native Seattle to New York, she was still there to commemorate his 4,000th hit (between Japan and MLB) in August.On Thursday, she tweeted this heartfelt gesture of appreciation from Ichiro himself (plus the wristband he was...
Via The Other Paper
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

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