Originally written on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 10/15/14
Alex Rodrgiuez is a strange individual. At least, that’s how we see him from the prizm of our TV sets, computer monitors, and other forms of media. He seems socially awkward, aloof, deceptive, and narcistic. From the little we really know about him, it all seems odd. He reportedly had a centaur of himself in his home, he allows odd photographs to be taken, he allegedly had clubhouse attendant put toothpaste on his toothbrush for him, he allegedly brings his own cooler of food to restaurants, and anonymous Yankees teammates say he was weirdly obessed with Derek Jeter. All of that is off kilter, right? Well, we think it goes much deeper than just being strange. Ever since A-Rod was traded from the Texas Rangers to the Yankees, we have seen him under a microscope, mostly because he came over to the Bronx as the best player in all of baseball playing on the best franchise in all of baseball. Everything that A-Rod does or doesn’t do gets reported. And while his baseball skills and health have declined the past few seasons, he remains in the spotlight because he has a $300 million albatross of a contract that he signed [...]
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