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Ichiro Suzuki took off his helmet to reveal a head a little more salt than pepper as he bowed in appreciation of the reception he was receiving after joining an exclusive club with the 4,000th professional hit of his career between Japan and the U.S. at Yankee Stadium.

Before Wednesday night, the 4,000-hit list consisted only of the all-time leader Pete Rose (4,256) and Ty Cobb (4,189).

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