Originally posted on NBC New York  |  Last updated 10/21/11
The New York Post has a long history of memorable covers. Friday's might not reach the absurdist perfection of "Headless Body in Topless Bar," but it is pretty darn good. Their shot of the Libyan man wearing a Yankee hat while brandishing Khaddafy's golden gun while trumpeting the fact that a Yankee fan might be responsible for taking out the dictator would be good enough on its own, but it is the subhead that really sells the thing. "Gunman has more hits than A-Rod." Well played, Post. Factually inaccurate -- A-Rod had two hits in the playoffs -- but well played nonetheless. We hadn't been thinking about Alex Rodriguez all that much since he struck out to end the season in Game Five against the Tigers. There have been more pressing concerns with CC Sabathia to worry about, plenty of football, the NBA lockout and a pretty good start to the World Series to keep our attention. But that headline started us thinking about A-Rod and the fact that the Yankees will have him under contract ...
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