Originally posted on Lady At The Bat  |  Last updated 6/14/12
Before he called last night's game against the Yankees and Braves, Michael Kay did his daily radio show and, on it, he had some very interesting things to say about Alex Rodriguez's historic grand slam earlier this week. He was responding to tweets some of his followers sent him, basically saying that because of his PED use, Alex Rodriguez should not be mentioned in the same breath as Lou Gehrig, whom Rodriguez is  tied with in career grand slams. While stopping short of defending A-Rod's use of PEDs, Kay brought up some great points about Gehrig that should make one think twice before putting that proverbial asterisk next to Alex Rodriguez's feats: * Lou Gehrig never played against African-American or other minority players. No one will ever know if he really faced the best competition he possibly could have during his career. * Lou Gehrig never had to travel to the West Coast. There were no divisions when Gehrig played. Travel was much easier. * Lou Gehrig never had to ...
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