Ichiro SuzukiBorn: Oct. 22, 1973
became the 2nd player (Fred Lynn) to win AL Rookie of the Year and MVP in same year (2001); 1st Japanese- born position player to play in the majors; won 7 consecutive Japanese batting titles (1994-2000) and has won two more in AL (2001,04); broke George Sisler’s 84-year-old MLB season hits record in 2004.
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