In his previous quests for landmark hits such as his 500th and 600th home runs, Alex Rodriguez went days without achieving them as at-bat after at-bat piled up. 226 more words
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Sports fans, and especially baseball fans, the media circus has begun regarding Alex Rodriguez. A-Rod as he is popularly known as is one home run away from Willie Mays, storied accomplishment for home runs in a career for a right hand hitter. 278 more words
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The moment has been lauded for over 40 years. It trumped, for a short time, the more ominous brand of “white flight,” that of white folks selling their houses and fleeing to the suburbs.
Prior to joining the Marlins this winter, third baseman Martin Prado had spent the first 9 seasons of his major league career earning the immense respect of teammates with the Braves, D-Backs and Yankees as well as the admiration of other big leaguers, like many Marlins, who’d watched him from across the field over the years. 702 more words
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Hank Aaron, who many consider to be baseball’s true home run king, says he’s pulling for disgraced New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez. 407 more words