Found August 21, 2012 on Sportress of Blogitude:
PLAYERS: Roger Clemens
You may have heard that at the age of 50, Roger Clemens is making a comeback in the world of professional baseball. Granted, it’s not for an MLB team, but it is for Texas’ Sugar Land Skeeters, a pro ball outfit based in conveniently, Sugar Land, which apparently is just outside of Houston, where I [...]
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