Ichiro attends workshop needed to become qualified to coach students

Baseball Dec 13, 2019

Ichiro attends workshop needed to become qualified to coach students

Ichiro Suzuki, who retired from professional baseball in March, attended a workshop Friday to become qualified to coach students. The former Seattle Mariners outfielder was one of roughly 130 people with professional baseball experience who attended the session in Tokyo. Under Japan Student Baseball Association rules, ...

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 ...

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, ...