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Seattle's Ichiro Suzuki gets his 2,500th hit

June 19, 2012 - 10:21 PM

PHOENIX - Ichiro Suzuki of the Seattle Mariners singled to lead off Tuesday night's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks for the 2,500th hit of his major league career

The 38-year-old Suzuki had 1,278 hits in nine seasons with the Orix Blue Wave of the Japanese Pacific League before joining the Mariners in 2001.

His 3,778 hits are the third-most among professional players in either country, seven more than Henry Aaron and trailing only Pete Rose (4,256) and Ty Cobb (4,191).

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