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Ichiro Suzuki Gets 4,000th Career Hit as Yankees Down Blue Jays

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Ichiro Suzuki Gets 4,000th Career Hit as Yankees Down Blue Jays
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NEW YORK—For the last-place Blue Jays, the remainder of the 2013 season is simply about looking forward to 2014. But for the Yankees, Wednesday night was all about Ichiro Suzuki and his quest for 4,000 hits. It didn't take him long into the eventual 4-2 Yankee victory over the Jays for the future Hall of Famer to end the hai drama. On the third pitch of his first at-bat in the first inning, Suzuki slashed a hard line drive past a diving Brett Lawrie, and history was made. Ichiro has 2,722 hits in the major leagues, passing Yankee legend Lou Gehrig into 59th place all-time, two behind Robbie Alomar. It is a significant feat.

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