Miami Marlins' Ichiro Suzuki, left, is greeted at the dugout after scoring on an RBI single by Christian Yelich during the first inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres Wed., June 15, 2016, in San Diego. With the single Suzuki hit to get on base in the first inning, his combined career hits in Japan and the major leagues ties Pete Rose's mark of 4,256, the record in the majors.
Miami Marlins' Ichiro Suzuki, left, is greeted at the dugout after scoring on an RBI single by Christian Yelich during the first inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres Wed., June 15, 2016, in San Diego. With the single Suzuki hit to get on base in the first inning, his combined career hits in Japan and the major leagues ties Pete Rose's mark of 4,256, the record in the majors. Gregory Bull AP
Miami Marlins' Ichiro Suzuki, left, is greeted at the dugout after scoring on an RBI single by Christian Yelich during the first inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres Wed., June 15, 2016, in San Diego. With the single Suzuki hit to get on base in the first inning, his combined career hits in Japan and the major leagues ties Pete Rose's mark of 4,256, the record in the majors. Gregory Bull AP

Ichiro's milestone for career hits is worth celebrating, whether Pete Rose agrees or not

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