Ichiro achieved 4,000th hits in his professional baseball career


Congratulations, Ichiro!

On August 21, world-class Japanese baseball player, Ichiro Suzuki of the New York Yankees, achieved a historic milestone - a total of 4,000 hits in his professional career in Japan and U.S. combined. He hit into the left field for a base hit during the first inning against the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium.

He became the first professional Japanese baseball player in history to have achieved 4,000 hits, and in Major league, he is the 3rd person who recorded it after Pete Rose and Ty Cobb.