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Ichiro Hits First Home Run Of The Season, Jeter Gives Him The Business

Ichiro Suzuki hit his first home run of the season last night, a three-run homer that put the Yankees on top of the Blue Jays 6-4. It was Ichiro's first home run in almost a full calendar year, and as he approached the dugout, Jeter gave him the who are you and what have you done with Ichiro? look. And then busted… »7/26/14 9:59am7/26/14 9:59am

Chat With David Shields, Author Of Books About Race In The NBA And The Weird Shit Ichiro Suzuki Says

David Shields has authored 14 books and has written for a wide variety of publications throughout his career. His latest book, Baseball Is Just Baseball: The Understated Ichiro, is a collection of the most fascinating Ichiro quotes. Here's a sampling of what you'll find in the book: »10/17/12 2:59pm10/17/12 2:59pm

Ichiro's Run Last Night Was Everything You Love About Ichiro And Everything You Hate About The Yankees

This is one of the things about the Yankees, one of the reasons the New York Yankees are a sickness on the soul of baseball, this play from Ichiro Suzuki last night. Ichiro! Honestly, if you root against the Yankees—which is to say, if you are not a native of the Bronx or a depraved human being—this might be the… »10/09/12 11:15am10/09/12 11:15am

Ichiro Cleverly Hits The Ball Inside Pitcher's Jersey

We hear plaudits for Ichiro Suzuki a lot. He's consistent, he's one of the best baseball players of the past decade, he curses hilariously in the clubhouse before all-star games. Add a new one—he has such pinpoint control of the ball as it comes off his bat that he can make it essentially unfield-able, by hitting it… »9/22/12 2:15pm9/22/12 2:15pm

Ichiro's First At-Bat As A Yankee: A Double Bow To Mariners Fans, Followed By A Slap Single Up The Middle

It's a little weird to see Ichiro sporting a Yankee cap (especially the custom low-profile 5150 they seem to have given him) but how his first plate appearance for the Yankees went couldn't have been more predictable. And, yet, it was wonderful, as the veteran gave a respectful bow to both sides of the stadium then… »7/23/12 11:24pm7/23/12 11:24pm