Found June 30, 2013 on StraitPinkie.com:
It’s something most sports guys do several times in their life, they engage in a conversation about the “greatest”. An informed individual respects history and it’s greatest figures as they try to build their All-Time lineup. In baseball, you have to consider Ted Williams, Willie Mays, Ty Cobb, and Babe Ruth to make your discussion relevant. Eventually though, you would get to the point of adding a current player. A player that in his career has separated himself from his peers. It was following the 2002 season, a season in which we saw Alex Rodriguez hit a monstrous 57 homers. He was going to bring respect and honor back to the game following the highly suspicious homerun race of the fabled 1998 season. He had signed his 1/4 Billion Dollar contract and people were now questioning if he was being paid enough. At 26 years of age he already had 298 homers. He just had back-to-back 50 home run seasons. In his first full season in 1996 he hit .358 and won the batting title and hit .30...
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