2007 TOPPS CARD
Ichiro Suzuki is major league baseball's all-time single season's hits leader with a resounding 262 hits in 2004
Born in Japan, and a baseball batting champ there, Ichiro Suzuki is also one of the all-time great players in the United States of America. Playing for the Seattle Mariners on September 3, 2007 he hit a home run off of Yankees pitcher Roger Clemens for his number 200 hit of the season. It is his seventh straight year of 200 hits, tying a American League record set by Wade Boggs, 1983-1989. It also extended his record of seven 200 hits seasons to begin a career in USA MLB.
The major league record for consecutive hit seasons is eight by Wee Willie Keeler, 1894-1901.