Ichiro Suzuki

1973 - Today

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Ichiro Suzuki (鈴木 一朗, Suzuki Ichirō, born 22 October 1973), also known mononymously as Ichiro (イチロー, Ichirō), is a Japanese former professional baseball outfielder who played 28 seasons combined in top-level professional leagues. He spent the bulk of his career with two teams: nine seasons with the Orix BlueWave of Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) in Japan, where he began his career, and 14 with the Seattle Mariners of Major League Baseball (MLB) in the United States. After playing the first 12 years of his MLB career for the Mariners, Suzuki played two and a half seasons with the New York Yankees before signing with the Miami Marlins. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ichiro Suzuki has received more than 5,649,677 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 52 in 2019). Ichiro Suzuki is the 13th most popular baseball player (down from 8th in 2019), the 914th most popular biography from Japan (down from 661st in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Japanese Baseball Player.

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Among baseball players, Ichiro Suzuki ranks 13 out of 70Before him are Cy Young, Ty Cobb, Ted Williams, Mickey Mantle, Roberto Clemente, and Yogi Berra. After him are Willie Mays, Sandy Koufax, Nolan Ryan, Alex Rodriguez, Barry Bonds, and Roger Maris.

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Among people born in 1973, Ichiro Suzuki ranks 86Before him are Takeshi Kaneshiro, Brandi Love, Edge, Brian Austin Green, Oliver Neuville, and Nacho Vidal. After him are Nikolai Valuev, Asia Carrera, Verka Serduchka, Tori Spelling, Martín Palermo, and Al-Saadi Gaddafi.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Ichiro Suzuki ranks 914 out of 5,560Before him are Shoji Nishio (1927), Yoshiichi Watanabe (1954), Kyōko Kagawa (1931), Itō Noe (1895), Ken Ogata (1937), and Shunichiro Okano (1931). After him are Takuya Kimura (1972), Yoshio Kikugawa (1944), Mamoru Hosoda (1967), Keiji Fujiwara (1964), Sanae Mishima (1957), and Masakatsu Miyamoto (1938).


Among baseball players born in Japan, Ichiro Suzuki ranks 2Before him are Sadaharu Oh (1940). After him are Daisuke Matsuzaka (1980), Yu Darvish (1986), and Koji Uehara (1975).