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ICHIRO SUZUKI

Josh Rawitch, president of the National Baseball Hall of Fame, holds a baseball thrown by former Dodgers pitcher Hideo Nomo during a no-hitter in 1996 while seated next to a Dodgers uniform used by Shohei Ohtani this season during a news conference at the U.S. ambassador's residence in Tokyo
BASEBALL
Apr 19, 2024
Baseball Hall of Fame to highlight history of Japan-U.S. ties in new exhibition
The exhibition, "Yakyu/Baseball: The Transpacific Exchange of the Game between Japan and the United States," is slated to open in July 2025.
Ichiro Suzuki will be on the Hall of Fame ballot for the first time in 2025.
BASEBALL / MLB
Jan 25, 2024
Focus shifts to Ichiro's chances of unanimous selection to Hall of Fame
Ichiro will be on the Hall of Fame ballot for the first time in 2025.
Former MLB star Ichiro Suzuki works with high school students during a session as a special instructor on the island of Miyakojima in Okinawa Prefecture on Dec. 16.
BASEBALL
Dec 18, 2023
Ichiro goes back to school again as a special instructor
The 50-year-old, who retired in March 2019, has now worked with eight schools.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
Apr 23, 2023
Lars Nootbaar ecstatic over meeting former superstar Ichiro Suzuki
The two spoke for over 15 minutes as Nootbaar, who recently helped Japan win the World Baseball Classic, hurled questions about defense and base running.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
Aug 28, 2022
Baseball icon Ichiro Suzuki inducted into Mariners Hall of Fame
The four-time Pacific League MVP, who joined MLB in 2001, remains Seattle's franchise leader in hits, batting average, at-bats, triples and stolen bases.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
Apr 24, 2022
To get to the Cubs, Seiya Suzuki needed a new idol
Ichiro Suzuki and Mike Trout represent wildly different body types and playing styles, but their unique abilities converged in influencing the career path of Seiya Suzuki.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Dec 5, 2021
Ichiro Suzuki surprises at Daisuke Matsuzaka's retirement ceremony
The pair squared off in Japan for two seasons, and then again in the majors after Matsuzaka joined the Boston Red Sox in 2007.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
Nov 20, 2021
Shohei Ohtani's MVP award another product of bucking Japan's baseball system
Though Japan now celebrates Ohtani and Ichiro as national heroes, both only achieved that status after once being looked down on for the different way they wanted to play pro baseball.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Nov 18, 2021
Ichiro Suzuki to join Ken Griffey Jr. and other former stars in Mariners Hall of Fame
Ichiro will be honored in a pregame ceremony on Aug. 27, when the Mariners face the Cleveland Guardians in Seattle.
Japan Times
BASEBALL
Dec 5, 2020
Ichiro Suzuki breaks new ground as high school coach
On Wednesday, Ichiro observed practice and began instructing the players from Thursday. On Friday, he practiced alongside the students, while advising them on base stealing.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
Oct 4, 2020
Ichiro Suzuki still owns MLB's best 60-game stretch of the century
The Mariners superstar lit up pitchers across the majors in 2004 on the way to breaking George Sisler's record for hits in a single season.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
Apr 6, 2020
Ichiro named to all-time Rookie of the Year team
Former MLB star Ichiro Suzuki was among three outfielders included on an MLB.com list of the all-time best Rookie of the Year Award winners at each position.
Japan Times
BASEBALL
Mar 21, 2020
Baseball players have lost something they took for granted: Ichiro
Former major league star Ichiro Suzuki said Friday that by putting pro baseball in the United States and Japan on hold, the current coronavirus pandemic has made him realize ballplayers cannot take their game for granted.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Feb 7, 2020
Ichiro Suzuki receives qualification to teach amateurs
Former major league star Ichiro Suzuki moved a step closer to achieving his goal of bridging the gap between Japan's professional and amateur baseball worlds on Friday.
Japan Times
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.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Dec 1, 2019
Ichiro Suzuki pitches and bats again in amateur game
Ichiro Suzuki, who retired from professional baseball in March, returned to the diamond as an amateur on Sunday, batting and pitching in a sandlot-level game against a team of high school teachers.
Japan Times
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.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Heisei Icons,HEISEI ICONS
Apr 23, 2019
Ichiro Suzuki: A virtuoso on the diamond
Ichiro Suzuki would become one of the most important players of the Heisei Era, which is slated to end at the end of this month, in Japan as well as in the United States.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 5, 2019
Even in retirement, Ichiro still not ready to accept Japan's prestigious People's Honor Award
International baseball star Ichiro Suzuki has turned down the nation's prestigious People's Honor Award for the third time, a government spokesperson said Friday.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
Mar 29, 2019
Former teammate Dee Gordon advertises admiration for Ichiro
Ichiro Suzuki was not going to make his exit from pro baseball without a public display of affection from Dee Gordon, who took out a full-page ad on Thursday to thank his teammate.

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