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  • Ichiro Makes 200 Hits Seem Routine

    09/26/2010 5:14:53 AM PDT · by Palter · 13 replies
    WSJ ^ | 24 Sep 2010 | Carl Bialik
    Ichiro Suzuki reached the major leagues at age 27, after playing nine seasons in Japan’s Nippon Professional Baseball league. He’s furiously making up for lost time in his compilation of incredible major-league statistics. Ichiro notched his 200th hit of the season on Thursday, giving him 10 200-hit seasons out of 10 seasons total. He’s led the majors in hits in six of his seasons and is 10 ahead of anyone in that category this season; during his decade of play, he has 323 more hits than runner-up Derek Jeter. And Ichiro already shares the all-time record for 200-hit seasons with...
  • A 'proud' moment for Sisler's family [Ichiro breaks single-season hits record]

    10/03/2004 8:48:31 AM PDT · by Mike Fieschko · 47 replies · 866+ views
    mlb.com ^ | Oct 1, 2004 | Jim Street
    SEATTLE -- Three generations of the George Sisler family came to Safeco Field on Friday to witness -- and applaud -- the end of an 84-year-old Major League record dear to their hearts. The family patriarch set the all-time single-season hit record in 1920 when he had 257 hits for the St. Louis Browns. Bill Terry challenged the record in 1929 with 254 hits and Lefty O'Doul made a run the following year, also ending up with 254 hits. But Sisler's record has rested comfortably ever since -- until this season. Mariners right fielder Ichiro Suzuki used speed, bat control,...
  • Ichiro sets all-time single season hits record

    10/01/2004 8:00:39 PM PDT · by Screaming Eagle Red Leg · 12 replies · 354+ views
    Ichiro Suzuki of the Seattle Mariners has set the all-time single season hits record with two singles in his first two at bats tonight against Texas. He now has 258 for the season. The last year that any player reached 250 hits was 1930!
  • Mariners Won't Stand For Offensive Clothing, Signs

    04/29/2002 9:36:41 PM PDT · by BluesDuke · 15 replies · 694+ views
    Associated Press ^ | 29 April 2002 | Janie McAuley
    SEATTLE (AP) -- There was a no-no at Safeco Field this weekend and it had nothing to do with New York pitcher Ted Lilly's near feat. This one was a scolding. Seattle Mariners fans who tried to wear ``Yankees Suck'' T-shirts during a three-game series against New York were told to turn their shirts inside out, take them off or leave. ``We may lead the league in ejections from the ballpark, but not because fans are misbehaving more here but because we don't tolerate much,'' team spokeswoman Rebecca Hale said. ``This is about appropriate behavior. We have a code of...