Japan Post Readies Stamps for Mariner's Ichiro Suzuki
To be issued by Japan Post Network Co., the postal service arm of the Japan Posts Group, is a stamp set — a sheet containing 10 ¥80 stamps, nine postal cards and a stamp holder — priced at ¥3,980, including shipping fees.
Post offices nationwide will accept advance orders for the stamps from the following day of Ichiro attaining the record through Oct. 30.
Suzuki is just five shy of logging 200 hits for the ninth year in a row. He reached the 2,000th hit of his major league career Sunday.