Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 3/8/13
Cheer For The Yanks…sometimes I find it so strange when a franchise player like Ichiro Suzuki leaves a team. After all, what is the team that we cheer for anyway?  Isn’t it the collection of athletes?  Or is it simply the uniform with our city name embroidered across the front? Now I feel like I have to cheer for Ichiro as well as the Seattle Mariners, which means cheering for the Yankees from time to time. That goes against a lot of my standards.  I almost feel like baseball would be a much better sport if it was equalized with a salary cap and players having to stay with the team that signed them. Then again, because baseball reflects real life, it is no wonder that there will always be Davids and Goliaths squaring off against each other in uneven matchups. Life is unfair, people move on, and baseball doesn’t make exceptions to either of those facts. And while Ichiro was a franchise player during his time with the Seattle Mariners and will continue to produce for the Yankees, his...
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