Caple on Ichiro
Caple maintains that Ichiro is a Japanese-American fusion.
Back when I used to write for Baseball Prospectus, I’d get hate mail sometimes would have something in them like “This article was something I’d expect to read from Jim Caple’s ESPN stuff” or “blah blah blah and then you turned in Jim Caple.”
And I would reply “Thanks, I’m glad you enjoyed it.”
Anyway, check it out. I don’t agree with some of his conclusions, but it’s a good read. The bath thing is funny.