Since 1996, the ‘Ichiro Cup,’ a boys' league tournament named after Ichiro, is held in his hometown and its surrounding areas. https://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/ichiro-suzuki-8610.php, Top NBA Players With No Championship Rings, The Hottest Male Celebrities With The Best Abs. He became the second-youngest player, after Ty Cobb, to accumulate 3,000 top-level professional hits on July 29, 2008, encompassing 1,278 hits in Japan and 1,722 in the US. He studied at the ‘Aikodai Meiden High School,’ in Nagoya, Japan. They do not have any children. Ichiro's father, Nobuyuki, was determined that Ichiro, who he thought had a natural talent for baseball, would play the sport, and play it well. He's not done playing, in his mind anyway.
This saw him being drafted only in the fourth and the final round of the November 1991 professional draft.