10:05 PM ET, October 1, 2004
Safeco Field, Seattle, Washington
SEATTLE (AP) -- No. 258 for Ichiro Suzuki was like so many others, a little ground ball up the middle.Only this one made history, a hit cheered 'round the world.Suzuki set the major league record for hits in a season Friday night, breaking George Sisler's 84-year-old mark with a pair of early singles as the Seattle Mariners beat the Texas Rangers 8-3.
First: Suzuki took a strike, fouled off two pitches, then singled to left.
Third: Suzuki took a ball inside, fouled off two pitches, took two balls outside, then singled between short and second.
Third: Suzuki flied out to right.
Sixth: Suzuki singled.
Eighth: Suzuki struck out looking.
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|1st||M Teixeira homered to left center, E Young scored.||2||0|
|3rd||E Martinez singled to left, I Suzuki scored, R Winn to second.||2||1|
|3rd||R Ibanez doubled to deep right center, R Winn scored, E Martinez to third.||2||2|
|3rd||B Boone singled to shallow right, E Martinez scored, R Ibanez to third.||2||3|
|3rd||J Reed singled to center, R Ibanez scored, B Boone to second.||2||4|
|3rd||G Dobbs singled to center, B Boone scored, J Reed to third.||2||5|
|3rd||D Wilson grounded into fielder's choice to pitcher, J Reed scored, G Dobbs out at second.||2||6|
|6th||E Martinez struck out swinging, I Suzuki stole third, R Winn stole second. I Suzuki scored on throwing error by catcher K Huckaby.||2||7|
|8th||K Mench safe at second on throwing error by pitcher S Hasegawa, H Blalock scored, M Teixeira to third.||3||7|
|8th||B Boone singled to center, J Cabrera scored, R Ibanez to second.||3||8|
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|Stadium||Safeco Field, Seattle, WA|
|Attendance||45,573 (95.8% full) - % is based on regular season capacity|
|Weather||64 degrees, clear|
|Umpires||Home Plate - Joe West, First Base - Mike Dimuro, Second Base - Paul Emmel, Third Base - Derryl Cousins|