Ken Griffey Jr. is back in the Seattle Mariners' clubhouse and that can only mean one thing: Tickle fight. Griffey, who was known to tickle Ichiro while with the Mariners, apparently made a beeline for the left fielder on Tuesday and picked up right where he left off. It's part of the complicated relationship between the two: Ichiro, stoic as always, has been the target of Griffey's fingers, creating an odd bond predicated on tickling.â†µ
Shannon Drayer and Larry Stone each reported Griffey's presence, with Drayer adding the following on Twitter.â†µâ†µ
And we have our first Griffey Ichitickleâ†µ
Yep, just like old times again: Grown men engaged in tickle-fights.