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    Death Cab's Ben Gibbard Wrote A Song About Ichiro

    After the Seattle Mariners traded their long-time hero Ichiro Suzuki to the New York Yankees, Mariners die-hard and Death Cab for Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard put his love for the Japanese legend to music. First Zooey Deschanel and now this? It's been a tough year for Ben.

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    "Ichiro's Theme" Lyrics

    Go go go go Ichiro

    Rounding third and heading for home

    Don't you know

    Beats the throw

    Dave says on the radio,

    "Ichiro, you're unbelievable"

    Rode the wave to the northwest coast

    He arrived ten years ago

    He manned right field

    He's on patrol

    Throwing out runners on a frozen rope

    Go go go go Ichiro

    Rounding third and heading for home

    Don't you know

    Beats the throw

    Dave says on the radio,

    "Ichiro, you're unbelievable"

    He's the man, number 51

    From the land of the rising sun

    He's at the plate with the game on the line

    The M's are gonna win it every time

    Go go go go Ichiro

    Rounding third and heading for home

    Don't you know

    Beats the throw

    Dave says on the radio,

    "Ichiro, you're unbelievable"

    Any given moment he could completely blow your mind

    So don't you take your eye

    Off Ichiro

    He stops the ball with the greatest of ease

    And when he steals second, he don't say please

    If they're not careful he'll take third too

    Oh Ichiro it's why we love you.

    Go go go go Ichiro

    Rounding third and heading for home

    Don't you know

    Beats the throw

    Dave says on the radio,

    "Ichiro, you're unbelievable"

    Go go go go Ichiro

    Rounding third and heading for home

    Everyone knows

    He'll beats the throw

    And Dave will yell over the radio,

    "Ichiro, you're unbelievable"