On Thursday, future Hall of Famer Ichiro Suzuki officially announced his retirement from baseball, after playing an exhibition game against the Oakland A’s in his home country of Japan.
— Seattle Mariners (@Mariners) March 21, 2019
One final goodbye for a legend.
Ichiro tips his cap to the Tokyo crowd as he leaves his last MLB game. pic.twitter.com/2FgBfpmIV2
— ESPN (@espn) March 21, 2019
During his 19 years in the MLB, Ichiro finishes with 3,089 hits, 10 All-Star appearances, 10 Gold Gloves, 3 Silver Sluggers, 2 batting titles, 1 Rookie of the Year, and an MVP award. Ichiro tallied a total 4,367 hits between his time in Japan and the US, putting him above the MLB’s hit leader Pete Rose and his 4,256 hits.
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