Ichiro Suzuki

Ichiro Suzuki honored with collage showing 1st 3,000 hits

The Miami Marlins paid tribute to Ichiro Suzuki by giving him a mosaic of photographs showing each of his first 3,000 hits.

Suzuki reached the milestone last season and was honored before Sunday's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates. The ceremony included Japanese home run king Sadaharu Oh offering congratulations in a scoreboard video, and Suzuki responded by bowing toward the scoreboard.

"It's the most emotional I've ever seen him," Marlins president David Samson said. He said Suzuki's Plexiglas collage is more than 8 feet wide and took months to assemble.

"I don't know how big his house is," teammate Tom Koehler said, "but he's going to...

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