You Bleeding Yankee Blue readers know my love for Ichiro Suzuki and I’ve loved the guy way before he was a New York Yankee. The way he plays the game with his amazing bat control and athletic ability in the field 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 just Baseball: 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...

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