What better way to highlight a trend in one of Ichiro Suzuki‘s splits …
… than with a split haiku:
By Ed DeCaria
Can No Longer
Inside Pitches Thrown By
© 2012 Ed DeCaria, All Rights Reserved
What is a split haiku? I just made it up. It’s the familiar 5-7-5 syllable count for haiku, but each of the three lines is split visually into two to form the I-C-H-I-R-O-! acrostic.
Data for both graphs comes from the PITCHf/x Hitter Profile for Ichiro Suzuki (2007-2012) at Baseball Prospectus as reported on 7/27/12.