Ichiro Suzuki Announces Retirement

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Published on March 21, 2019 - Duration: 00:42s

Ichiro Suzuki Announces Retirement

According to CNN, Ichiro Suzuki has played his last game in major league baseball.

On March 21st, the Seattle Mariners played the Oakland Athletics at the Tokyo Dome in Japan, with Suzuki in the starting line-up.

He announced his retirement after the game.

The 45-year-old MLB veteran began his American career with the Seattle Mariners in 2001.

But Suzuki played in the Nippon professional league in his native Japan for nine seasons before joining the MLB.

Suzuki played with the Mariners until 2012, when he was traded to the New York Yankees.

After his stint in New York and two seasons with the Miami Marlins, Suzuki returned to the Mariners in 2018.

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