On this date in 2001, Ichiro Suzuki wins the AL Rookie of the Year Award.
"Chicks who dig home runs aren't the ones who appeal to me. I think there's sexiness in infield hits because they require technique. I'd rather impress the chicks with my technique than with my brute strength. Then every now and then, just to show I can do that too, I might flirt a little by hitting one out."
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