U-can conducted a survey to see which sports figure people wanted to learn something from. 500 men and women, between the ages 20 and 60, participated in the survey.
The results for baseball players:
Ichiro came in first with 118 votes and was the top pick amongst all age groups.
Katsuya Nomura came in second with 31 votes and was second for people in their 60s.
Sadaharu Oh came in fourth and was third for people in their 60s.
Shigeo Nagashima came in fifth and was third for people in their 60s.
Other sports figures that showed up in the results:
Former tennis player Shuzo Matsuoka came in third place.
Pro golfer Ryo Ishikawa was tied with Nagashima for fifth place.