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Ichiro Suzuki: Silent Hitting Machine

Published by on June 4, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

Ichiro Suzuki entered the league just nine years ago. He won the A.L MVP and the Rookie of the Year in his first year while leading the Mariners to 116 wins (a MLB record).

He averages over 200 hits per season and a career batting average of .331. In 2004 Ichiro broke the most hits in a single season with 262.

He owns the record for most hits in a four-year span. Between 2001 and 2004 Ichiro got 922 hits. He has also appeared in eight straight All-Star games.

In-human at the plate, Ichiro is also a "Beast" on the field. Ichiro has won a gold glove for right field each year of his career.

Ichiro is now in the middle of his longest hitting streak of his career, 27 games. The big question is, ho...

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