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The home run’s cultural imprint continues to grow.
Ichiro left as he began, inscrutably, gracefully, and leaving open the possibility for more.
Thanks to the return of a healthy Ben Gamel and the emergence of Guillermo Heredia, Ichiro’s spot on Seattle’s roster is now in danger.
For decades, Ichiro and other Japanese ballplayers have defied criticism and ethno-national sentiment to forge successful professional careers in the United States.
After a six-season interlude, Ichiro is back where he belongs, with the Seattle Mariners.
On the home run's effect on baseball and American culture.
Andrew Forbes reads his recent dispatch, “Gradually, then all of a sudden.”
Time may have finally caught up to baseball’s Gilgamesh, Ichiro Suzuki.
Why are we always surprised by the successes of Japanese ballplayers?
Contributor Andrew Forbes discusses his new column, Go! Go! Ichiro!, and makes his pennant picks.
images of ichiro: keith allison