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Baseball Poetry: In His (Probably) Final At Bat In Seattle, Ichiro Homers

Homers, Interesting

You couldn’t have scripted this any better if you had Hollywood’s best.

In what is probably his final at bat in Seattle’s Safeco Field, the Ichiro Suzuki deposited the first pitch of the ninth inning over the wall in right field.


The 377-foot line drive blast, which was his first against the Mariners in his career, wrapped up a three-game set at Ichiro’s old stomping grounds, where he collected 1,240 of his 3,033 hits in Major League Baseball:

Ichiro has now homered against 23 different teams and in 16 different stadiums, and, according to ESPN Stats & Info, hit a couple of age-related milestones:

On the other hand, perhaps this won’t be Ichiro’s final game in Seattle.


One can only hope he keeps on rolling.

Michael Cerami contributed to this post.