Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week… Ichiro Suzuki

For the record I have nothing against Ichiro, however let’s stop with this notion that he passed Pete Rose in career hits. Pete Rose is Major League Baseball’s all time hits leader with 4,256 hits. Of Ichiro’s hits 1,278 came in Japan so those hits doesn’t carry over to the Major Leagues. Let’s do theContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week… Ichiro Suzuki”

Does anyone know how to Bunt a Baseball?

┬áThe stolen base is a lost art, bunting a baseball is the ugliest thing to watch big league ball players do. The bunting has gotten worse with the years of the Designated Hitter firmly rooted in the game. The excuse was American League batters don’t work on bunting because of the DH. What is theContinue reading “Does anyone know how to Bunt a Baseball?”

Ichiro gets 4,000 hits but do they all count?

4000 hits is alot of hits no doubt about. 3000 hits is alot hits but 4000 is something unique. Only two men in the history of Major League Baseball have even had 4000. And as of today only two still have 4000 in Major League Baseball history. There are 28 men who have 3000 hitsContinue reading “Ichiro gets 4,000 hits but do they all count?”