Ichiro Suzuki doesn't plan to retire

Updated: March 2, 2014, 3:32 PM ET
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Ichiro Suzuki evidently does not plan to join teammate Derek Jeter in retirement.

Ichiro said during a recent interview with ESPNNewYork.com that he has no intention to retire after this season.

"Retirement from baseball is something I haven't even thought about," Ichiro said.

Despite having one year remaining on his current contract with the New York Yankees, the 40-year-old Ichiro claimed that he hopes to play "many" more seasons.

"Not just a few," he said. ...

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