Japanese Baseball Star NPR's Wendy Kaufman examines how the first Japanese-born position player in Major League Baseball is becoming one of the biggest tourist attractions in Seattle. Fans from all over the world are flocking to see Ichiro Suzuki play for the Seattle Mariners. Merchandise featuring the rookie superstar regularly sells out, and the team has seen attendance figures soar.

Japanese Baseball Star

Japanese Baseball Star

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NPR's Wendy Kaufman examines how the first Japanese-born position player in Major League Baseball is becoming one of the biggest tourist attractions in Seattle. Fans from all over the world are flocking to see Ichiro Suzuki play for the Seattle Mariners. Merchandise featuring the rookie superstar regularly sells out, and the team has seen attendance figures soar.