Originally written on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 10/21/14
There is no player who has played the game of baseball better than Alex Rodriguez over the past 18 years. From his defensive play at shortstop and third base, to his ability to hit for average and power, along with a knack for stealing bases, the New York Yankees beleaguered and sometimes toxic third baseman has done it all better than anyone during his career. But he is more of lightning rod for controversy these days, rather than his stellar play. Rumors persist about performance-enhancing drugs, while he gets into silly tiff with Yankee management. Fans remember the 12 strikeouts in 25 at bats in last year’s postseason, and not the 2 MVP seasons and great 2009 October which delivered the Yanks 27th World Series. He knows people want him to go away, to just up and quit, but A-Rod is not about to do that. Speaking with USA Today, Rodriguez touched on number of topics, as it is his first extensive interview of the year as he continues to battle back from offseason hip surgery. He made it clear that he isn’t packing it in anytime soon, and his intentions are to prove the naysayers wrong. “I know people [...]
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