Who is Ichiro? In a recent NHK poll poll, Ichiro was one of the three most popular Japanese people of all ages. Unfortunately his information in Vietnam as much, let’s learn about him.
WHO IS ICHIRO?
Ichiro’s full name is Suzuki Ichiro, born October 22, 1973 in Aichi Prefecture, Japan.
Ichiro is a Japanese baseball star. He spends most of his baseball career playing for two clubs: The Orix Blue Wave at the Japan Professional Championship (NPB) and Seattle Mariners at the American Professional League (MLB). Later, he switched to playing for New York Yankees Club for more than 2 seasons.
Ichiro currently holds the record of hitting the ball 262 times in a season in the US professional league. This figure surpasses George Sisler’s record of 257 times set in 1920. Ichiro currently holds the world record for the total number of hit times in both the NPB and MLB tournaments of 4257 times.
During his time in Japan, Ichiro won countless titles such as the best player in the tournament, the player who hit the ball the most, Running Homerun.
In March 2019, Ichiro officially announced his retirement from a baseball career spanning over 27 years.
Ichiro is not only famous, loved by most Japanese people for his accomplishments, he is also a good example for other Japanese people to follow in many ways.
In addition, during his career, Ichiro has not been involved in any scandals, he is the national idol of Japan, so it can be said that no Japanese people do not know him.
Ichiro is a baseball star that no Japanese don’t know about. To have the success today, he has his own philosophies for his life.
Unfortunately, on March 21, 2019 Ichiro officially retired from his baseball career. The press conference of his retirement career has attracted a lot of media attention. This is one of the many times Ichiro has agreed to give such a long interview and it still attracts a lot of public opinion to this day.