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The Fascinating Tradition That Sets Baseball Apart | Jordan Schultz | Posted 11.12.2013 | Sports

There are several competing theories as to why, in the middle of the seventh inning, every baseball game comes to a stop so everyone can stretch, sing...

Ichiro Reaches 4,000 Hits

AP | HOWIE RUMBERG | Posted 10.22.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — Ichiro Suzuki stood near first base after lining a single for his 4,000th hit, hugging his teammates one by one, basking in the resou...


AP | HOWIE RUMBERG | Posted 10.21.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — Ichiro Suzuki slashed a single the opposite way with his unique swing for the 4,000th hit of a career split between Japan and the maj...

Breaking Down Ichiro's (Brief) Resurgence With Yankees

FanGraphs | Posted 08.21.2012 | Sports

When Seattle traded Ichiro Suzuki to New York in mid-July, the 38-year-old outfielder owned a mere .281 wOBA and was largely assumed to be on his last...

Ichiro's Yankees Debut

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 07.24.2012 | Sports

Now batting for the New York Yankees, number 31, Ichiro Suzuki.. Wait.. what? This might take some getting used to, especially for Seattle Mar...

Ichiro Is Bronx Bound

AP | Posted 09.22.2012 | Sports

SEATTLE — Ichiro Suzuki is headed to a new team and, after all these years, maybe a shot at playing in the World Series. The New York Yankees a...

Ichiro Dealt To Yankees

Posted 07.23.2012 | Sports

The New York Yankees have traded for outfielder Ichiro Suzuki, just hours before beginning a three-game series in Seattle, as first reported by Jack C...

Ichiro Impressed By Yu

AP | STEPHEN HAWKINS | Posted 06.09.2012 | Sports

ARLINGTON, Texas — Ichiro Suzuki was impressed by Yu Darvish, even after the Japanese ace struggled early in his debut for the Texas Rangers. S...

Baseball's Ageless Wonders

Posted 04.03.2012 | Sports

There have been many tremendous accomplishments throughout the history of baseball, but this list is about the incredible few who have defied the age ...

Ichiro Breaks Franchise Record

AP | JANIE McCAULEY | Posted 06.03.2011 | Sports

OAKLAND, Calif. — Hideki Matsui cared more about getting his first hit with Oakland than where he took his grand total: He's now over the 2,500 ...

AL Gold Glove Awards: Winners Include Jeter, Mauer, Ichiro

AP | MIKE FITZPATRICK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK — Derek Jeter sure is stuffing his trophy case this year. The steady Yankees shortstop won his fourth Gold Glove on Tuesday, joining Ne...

The (Dark) Patron Saint of Japanese Baseball

Michael Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Shapiro

If Japan is again to win the World Baseball Classic, the nation has one man to thank. His name is Hiromitsu Ochiai and in his time there was no better player in the land.