However, he may or may not have snuck into a few games under a great disguise.
Cameras caught Ichiro in the Mariners' dugout during the first inning of their matchup with the Yankees
No longer a player, Ichiro is required to leave the dugout when games begin.— Seattle Times Sports (@SeaTimesSports) June 22, 2018
But wait... https://t.co/rWym7VlSux
Suzuki's antics, while hilarious, should be properly credited to former Mets manager Bobby Valentine, who appeared in the dugout with a fake mustache and glasses after being ejected in a 1999 game. Valentine would later face a fine.
Since Ichiro is no longer a player, he's not allowed in the Mariners' dugout during games.— Yahoo Sports MLB (@MLByahoosports) June 22, 2018
We're unsure if that rule applies to this familiar-looking mustachioed man.https://t.co/EPkvmcT6X0 pic.twitter.com/NC6nFbwxZh
If Ichiro does face any discipline, it was totally worth it, especially for the fans who got to watch the show.
Don't worry, Suzuki can probably afford it.
The Yankees ended up beating Seattle 4-3.