Ichiro Suzuki recorded his 3,000th career hit on Sunday, earning praise from his fellow players.

By SI Wire
August 07, 2016

After Ichiro Suzuki recorded his 3,000th career hit on Sunday, many of his fellow players offered their congratulations. 

Ichiro accomplished the feat with a triple in the seventh inning, becoming the second MLB player to hit a triple for No. 3,000. Only 30 players have ever had 3,000 major league hits. 

After he passed the milestone, numerous MLB players, including his current and former teammates, passed along well wishes and congratulations.

Ichiro Suzuki gets to 3,000 hits with help from Barry Bonds

Congrats to the legend and my brother ICHIRO!!!!! #3000 🐐

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Ichiro, 42, said in an interview with ESPN last month that he wants to play until he’s 50 years old

Ichiro led the majors in hits seven times and is a two-time batting champ. In his first North American season in 2001, he became the first MLB player to be named MVP and Rookie of the Year in the same season. 

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