Monthly Archives: May 2012

Ichiro Comics #14

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Game 53: Did Not Play in 21-8 Win at Texas

Rick Yeatts / Getty Images

At Bats: 0
Runs: 0
Hits, Game/Season: 0/57
Runs Batted In: 0
Walks: 0
Strikeouts: 0
Left on Base: 0
Average: .271
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Notes: M’s manager Eric Wedge gave Ichiro his first day off of the season, after starting in 150 consecutive games dating back to last June… Before the game, in which the M’s scored an amazing 21 runs, he signed autographs (above).
Next: Game 54 at Chicago, 5:10 Friday.

Magazine Cover #11: The Sporting News, May 20, 2005

Game 52: 1-for-3 in 10-3 Win at Texas

Rick Yeatts / Getty Images

At Bats: 3
Runs: 0
Hits, Game/Season: 1/57
Runs Batted In: 1
Walks: 1
Strikeouts: 0
Left on Base: 0
Average: .271
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Notes: Groundout, groundout, single, RBI sac fly.
Next: Game 53 at Texas, 5:05 Wednesday.

Video: Ichiro Suzuki Amazing Play!!!

Looks like he spikes the catcher on a close play at the plate, then nonchalantly strolls away from the ensuing shoving match.

Game 51: 1-for-4 in 4-2 Loss at Texas

Brandon Wade / AP Photo

At Bats: 4
Runs: 1
Hits, Game/Season: 1/56
Runs Batted In: 0
Walks: 0
Strikeouts: 0
Left on Base: 1
Average: .271
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Notes: Reached on fielder’s choice, groundout, single, flyout.
Next: Game 52 at Texas, 5:05 Tuesday.

Nine Japanese Baseball Cards


These appear to be sponsored by Tongari Corn, whose ads Ichiro has appeared in. Perhaps they were promotional giveaways?