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Putting Ichiro's numbers into perspective
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Putting Ichiro's numbers into perspective
Wednesday June 15th, 2016

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Miami Marlins outfielder Ichiro Suzuki tied Pete Rose’s MLB record of 4,256 hits on Wednesday.

After a first-inning infield single against the Padres, Ichiro now has the same number of hits in his professional career—which includes his years in Japan—as Rose did in the MLB.

Ichiro joined MLB with the Seattle Mariners in 2001 and immediately became one of the game’s top players. From 2001–2010, Ichiro hit over .300 every year, including three seasons over .350. 

Now 42, the former MVP has achieved a resurgence with the Marlins this season, batting .347 in 54 games entering Wednesday.

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The Marlins entered Wednesday in third place in the NL East.

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