You BleedingYankee Blue readers know my love for Ichiro Suzuki and I’ve loved the guy waybefore he was a New York Yankee. The wayhe plays the game with his amazing bat control and athletic ability in thefield has attached me to this guy, kind of the way I fell in love with Pete Rose and Rickey Henderson as a kid.There is something about him that makes him a very special player. That being said,I became interested in talking to the author of the new book “Baseball is justBaseball: the Understated Ichiro”, David Shields.Unusual for a Yankee website,sure, but as you know, we are fans of the game of baseball first and foremost,and this was right up our alley. Plus, David Shields is a Seattle Mariners guy,so asking a question about Jesus Montero for Michael Pineda 1 year later wouldn’t...

Read more on www.bleedingyankeeblue.com