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Ichiro Suzuki

New York Yankees — No. 51
Right Fielder
Born: October 22, 1974 (1974-10-22) (age 45)
Toyoyamam, Japan
Bats: Left Throws: Right 
MLB debut
April 2, 2001 for the Seattle Mariners
Career statistics
(through 2012 season)
Batting average     .322
Home runs     104
Runs batted in     660
Hits     2,606
In this Japanese name, the family name is Suzuki.

Ichiro Suzuki (鈴木 一朗, Suzuki Ichirō) (born October 22, 1973 in Toyoyama, Nishikasugai, Aichi Prefecture, Japan), is a Japanese baseball player playing as right fielder for the New York Yankees.

He is the first MLB player to enter the Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame and has won a Gold Glove award in each of his first ten years in the major leagues.

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