• The Hits Man: Ichiro Suzuki Featured in Oakley’s One Icon Magazine

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    Posted over 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    Ichiro Suzuki is almost superhuman in Japan. Oakley’s own Global Superstar Baseball Slugger creates havoc wherever he goes (when the Japanese media mobs to catch a glimpse of him). It’s only fitting that we bring the media hype right to you in our latest edition of One Icon Magazine.

  • MLB Set To Kick-Off 2011 Season

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    Posted over 3 years ago by Matt Murray

    Honestly it’s one of the most exciting times of the year in sports with the NBA, NHL, NCAA Basketball and Hockey closing in on their respective post seasons as well as the start to the PGA Tour, ATP Tour, NASCAR, and F1. I mean the list just goes on and on with great sports action. One of the sports with the most American history has to be the start of Spring Training for the MLB.

  • Steady Domination: Oakley’s Ichiro Suzuki Grabs MLB’s ‘Most Dependable Player of the Year’ Honors

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    Posted over 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    “With Ichiro, you know what you’re gonna’ get.” And that’s kick-a** play all the time. MLB.com said it. We knew it. And the World was reminded of that fact this past week when Oakley’s Ichiro Suzuki was named the ‘Most Dependable Player of the Year” in the Greatness in Baseball Yearly (GIBBY) Awards on the MLB Network. The facts tell the whole story. A Major League record of 10 straight 200 hit seasons. 10 straight All-Star appearances. 10 Straight Golden Glove Awards. That’s pure awesomeness, plain and simple.

Ichiro Suzuki

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Date of Birth:
October 22, 1973
Hometown:
Kasugai, Nishikasugai, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
Sponsors:
Mizuno
Hobbies:
Crouching tiger should fear the hidden dragon.

Career Highlights

    • 9× MLB All-Star selection (2001-2009)
    • 9× MLB Gold Glove Award winner (2001-2009)
    • 3× MLB Silver Slugger Award winner (2001, 2007, 2009)
    • 2× MLB Batting Champion (2001, 2004)
    • 2001 AL MVP
    • 2001 AL Rookie of the Year
    • 2001 AL Stolen Base Champion
    • 2005 Commissioner's Historic Achievement Award
    • 2007 MLB All-Star Game MVP
    • Single-season MLB record with 262 hits (2004)
    • 9 consecutive seasons of 200 or more hits (MLB record)
    • 9 consecutive seasons of .300+ batting average
    • World Baseball Classic Gold 2006 Team Japan
    • World Baseball Classic Gold 2009 Team Japan