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Ichiro Suzuki

Saying Goodbye (?) to Ichiro Suzuki

Tony Sachs | Posted 11.28.2014 | Sports
Tony Sachs

I've been watching baseball pretty avidly since I was 8 (more than 35 years now, horrifying as that is to type). And while Ichiro may not have been the best player I've ever seen (he rarely walked or hit with power), I think he's been my favorite player to watch.

Now Playing First Base for the Yankees

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 06.17.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Baseball is a game where teams are currently trying to innovate to gain a slight advantage over other teams. The Yankees failure to do this has become almost their franchise identity, but missing another opportunity this year is nonetheless unfortunate.

The New Yankee Mess

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 02.07.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

After a flurry of expensive free agent signings the Yankees have upgraded modestly in center, and significantly behind the plate, but they have gotten much worse at second base and have done nothing about big holes at shortstop and third base.

Jordan Schultz

The Fascinating Tradition That Sets Baseball Apart

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Should Postseason Stats Be Included With Regular Season Stats?

Lance Rinker | Posted 10.23.2013 | Sports
Lance Rinker

Should we take postseason statistics into consideration when looking at a player's career stats though?

FLASHBACK: Ichiro's 1st MLB Hit

Posted 08.22.2013 | Sports

Ichiro Suzuki recorded his first hit in the major leagues on April 2, 2001 as a member of the Seattle Mariners. More than a decade later, he has talli...

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...

In Defense of the World Baseball Classic

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.03.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

The WBC is far from perfect, but it is also a lot of fun for many people and an opportunity to highlight one of baseball's biggest accomplishments in recent years.

Yanks Bring Back Star

AP | Posted 02.18.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees and Ichiro Suzuki finalized a $13 million, two-year contract Wednesday that keeps the 10-time All-Star in the Bronx. ...

Ichiro Dances Around O's All-Star

Posted 10.08.2012 | Sports

Ichiro Suzuki seems ready for "Dancing With The Stars" whenever he hangs up his spikes. The 38-year-old star showcased his footwork with an incredible...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 09.23.2012 | New York
Len Berman

In the old days (the last Olympics) the details of the Opening Ceremony would be a surprise. But with thousands of performers, each with a cellphone and Twitter account, nothing is secret any more.

LISTEN: Ben Gibbard's Song For Ichiro Suzuki

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 07.24.2012 | Entertainment

Death Cab for Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard is missing a certain someone this morning -- and no, it's not Zooey Deschanel. Last night, Seattle Marine...

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 Imposter Interferes With Play In Seattle

Posted 10.03.2011 | Sports

An Ichiro Suzuki imposter attended Tuesday night's game between the Seattle Mariners and Oakland Athletics, but he might not be welcomed at Safeco Fie...

The End of a Streak -- Ichiro and Derek

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 09.23.2011 | Sports
Howard Steven Friedman

Ichiro Suzuki has gotten over 200 hits for 10 consecutive seasons in the major leagues -- a major league record. This streak is a testament to Ichiro's ability to not only hit well every season, but also to stay injury-free (a combination of fitness and good luck).

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 ...

Joe DiMaggio Is Untouchable

Kostya Kennedy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Kostya Kennedy

Baseball milestones will be reached, and records may fall, this season. But you can bet that by season's end DiMaggio's hitting streak, celebrating its 70th anniversary this year, will still be standing.