The only thing old school about Seiya Suzuki is his work ethic, because the strong-armed, hard-hitting Hiroshima Carp outfielder is not in the habit of conforming to tradition for the sake of it.
“I am continually trying to master new things. Because if I don’t succeed, they’re going to fire me,” Suzuki told Kyodo News in a recent interview. “Baseball is a game of numbers, but you are competing against human beings, so you can never let up. You have to constantly improve.”