Ichiro's career numbers translate well to the major leagues

Kurkjian: Rose will always be the hit king (1:55)

Tim Kurkjian agrees with Pete Rose's comments that, even though he's just one hit shy of Rose's record, Ichiro Suzuki won't ever be the real all-time hit king. (1:55)

Marlins outfielder Ichiro Suzuki, already in possession of a number of significant hitting milestones, added another to his collection against the TK on TK. While a player's 2,978th MLB hit isn't typically met with balloons and streamers, for Ichiro, it represents a significant number.

Combine his MLB total with his 1,278 hits for Nippon Professional Baseball and it adds up to 4,256, a number that any fan of baseball will instantly recognize as Pete Rose's MLB record for hits in a career.