Ichiro thanks Mariners fans in English during pregame ceremony

Baseball / MLB Sep 15, 2019

Ichiro thanks Mariners fans in English during pregame ceremony

Ichiro Suzuki, who amassed 4,367 hits over his historic career in Japan and the majors, was honored with the Seattle Mariners Franchise Achievement Award on Saturday and took the opportunity to thank the home crowd with a speech in English. The 45-year-old, who announced his ...

Ichiro given 'instructor' role with Mariners

Baseball / MLB May 1, 2019

Ichiro given 'instructor' role with Mariners

Ichiro Suzuki has rejoined the Seattle Mariners as a special assistant to the chairman and will work as an instructor with both the major league club and some of the organization's players in the minors. Jerry Dipoto, the Mariners' executive vice president and general manager ...

Yuzuru Hanyu gushes about retiring baseball star Ichiro Suzuki

Figure Skating Mar 24, 2019

Yuzuru Hanyu gushes about retiring baseball star Ichiro Suzuki

Fresh off securing the silver medal at this week's Figure Skating World Championships, two-time Olympic men's champion Yuzuru Hanyu spoke Sunday of how much retiring baseball star Ichiro Suzuki impacted him. Hanyu praised his Japanese countryman, who wrapped up his 28-year professional career Thursday in ...

Chronology of Ichiro's baseball career

Baseball Mar 22, 2019

Chronology of Ichiro's baseball career

by Jason Coskrey

Ichiro Suzuki's baseball career was the stuff of legends. He excelled in NPB as chronicled below, then burst onto the scene in the major leagues and earned the respect of his peers and fans on the other side of the Pacific. And without a doubt, ...