1973: Baseball player Ichiro Suzuki is born in Kasugai, Aichi, Japan. Originally a player in Japan's Nippon Professional Baseball, Ichiro moved to the United States in 2001 to play in the MLB for the Seattle Mariners, with whom he spent 12 seasons before being traded to the New York Yankees during the 2012 season. He has played for the Miami Marlins since 2015. The 10-time MLB All-Star won a Golden Glove Award in each of his first 10 seasons in the league and has established a number of batting records, including MLB's single-season record for hits with 262 and 10 consecutive 200-hit seasons, the longest streak by any player in MLB history. Between his 1,278 career hits in Japan's and his more than 3,000 MLB hits, he has the most hits by any player in top tier professional leagues, surpassing Pete Rose's 4,256 hits in June 2016.