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Sunday June 16th 2024


Lucky No. 13: Alex Rodriguez a King in New York

Rodriguez is one of sports' most talked about icons. A man hated and loved by millions. Red Sox fans loved him during trade talks until he became a Yankee. Yankee fans hated him for becoming Yankee. New York is the toughest place to play sports—has been and always will be. It's Gotham. It's one of the world's most famous locations ever. If you think playing in New York is easy, ask Carl Pavano, Randy Johnson, Kevin Brown, Stephon Marbury, or Mark Sanchez.

I personally took verbal bashings for my loyal support of a man who was at times, hard to remain loyal to. I knew he had the potential. He needed to be A-Rod, not what the media and fans wanted him to be. At times, he was fearsome, and others vulnerable, and dare I say, human?

Now, Yankee ...

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