Mizuno Brand Ambassador Ichiro Suzuki Sets Mariners' Hit Record
by Mizuno USA on April 5, 2011
Mizuno would like to congratulate Brand Ambassador Ichiro Suzuki for breaking the Mariners' all time franchise hit record. On Saturday, April 2nd against the Oakland A's, Ichiro recorded two infield singles, which put him at 2,248 total hits, one past Edgar Martinez.
This latest milestone came in a winning effort, as the Mariners defeated the A's 5-2. Ichiro also holds the Seattle franchise record for stolen bases (386), triples (71), and career batting average (.331). This is his 11th season with Seattle, where he has successfully had 200+ hits each year, including 2004, when he set the single season record with 262 hits.