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Alex Rodriguez: A Profile of the Misunderstood and Misaligned Genius

Rodriguez has me hooked.

He is a dominant home run hitter, with 647 career home runs on his resume (5th All Time, trailing Willie Mays by only 13 HR). He is a three-time MVP (tied for 2nd All-Time behind Barry Bonds). Two franchises proffered him $250-plus million contracts to wear their uniforms (New York Yankees). He is a 14-time All Star (tied for 15th All Time), a 10-time Silver Slugger between two positions (tied for 3rd All-Time) and has two Gold Gloves to boot. He has a World Series trophy on his mantle, earned in 2009 with the Yankees.

He was the first overall pick in the 1993 MLB Draft. Back then, he was bright eyed and eager although authoritative and down-to-earth. He knew he was playing for money, playing for fans ...

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