“It was supposed to be a number that was special to me,” said Ichiro Suzuki on collecting his 4,000th career hit in Wednesday night's 4-2 win over the Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium. “What happened tonight, I wasn't expecting.

Sometime soon the Yankees' Ichiro Suzuki will collect his 4,000th hit in professional baseball. He got 1,278 hits in the Japanese Pacific League and had 2,719 in Major League Baseball entering Tuesday's doubleheader 

While the attention of the media has been glued to the increasingly ugly Alex Rodriguez story almost exclusively, Ichiro Suzuki has been approaching an incredible milestone. Ahead of Wednesday night's game against Toronto, he was just one shy of a 

It has long been known that Ichiro Suzuki is one of the most prolific hitters to ever play the game, but he achieved a statistical milestone on Wednesday that few others can claim as the New York Yankees outfielder collected the 4,000th hit of his

Ichiro Suzuki approaches a milestone that probably only two other baseball players, living or dead, have reached. He needs three more hits to reach 4,000, and you can't help but be impressed. While it's unclear exactly how many hits some warriors piled

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