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Sports Birthdays for October 22 — Ichiro Suzuki and More

Ichiro Suzuki
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Here are some of the people in the sports world celebrating birthdays on October 22:

Brian Boitano
Age: 49
Profession: Retired Figure Skater
Best Known For: Winner of the gold medal in men’s figure skating at the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, Brian Boitano was the men’s U.S. national champion from 1985 to 1988 and the world champion in 1986 and 1988.

Ichiro Suzuki
Age: 39
Profession: MLB Player
Best Known For: Ichiro Suzuki is an outfielder for the New York Yankees. A 10-time All-Star and 10-time Gold Glove Award winner, Suzuki played for the Seattle Mariners from 2001 to 2012, when they traded him to New York. Prior to his Major League Baseball debut, Suzuki played professional in Japan for eight years. In 2001, his first year in MLB, Suzuki was named American League Most Valuable Player, Rookie of the Year and was the league’s stolen base leader. Suzuki has won three Silver Slugger Awards as the best offensive player in the league at his position. He was the American League batting champion in 2001 and 2004.

Miroslav Satan
Age: 38
Profession: Former NHL Player
Best Known For: A two-time NHL All-Star, Miroslav Satan is a right wing who plays for HC Slovan Bratislava of the Kontinental Hockey League. Satan played in the NHL from 1995 to 2010 for the Edmonton Oilers, Buffalo Sabres, New York Islanders, Pittsburgh Penguins and Boston Bruins. He was on the Penguins’ team that won the Stanley Cup in 2009.

Robinson Canó
Age: 30
Profession: MLB Player
Best Known For: Robinson Canó is a second baseman for the New York Yankees. A four-time All-Star, Cano has won three Silver Slugger Awards as the best offensive player in the league at his position. Cano also won a Gold Glove Award in 2010. He was a member of the Yankees’ team that won the 2009 World Series.

Heath Miller
Age: 30
Profession: NFL Player
Best Known For: Heath Miller is a tight end for the Pittsburgh Steelers, with whom he has played since the team selected him in the first round of the 2005 NFL Draft. Named to the Pro Bowl in 2009, Miller was also a member of the Steelers’ teams that won Super Bowls XL and XLIII.

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