Found November 21, 2013 on Awful Announcing:
Peter Gammons is one of the most respected, revered sportswriters in America.  But he made a stunning comparison today when discussing the Alex Rodriguez saga.  When he was interviewed on Mike Lupica's ESPN Radio New York show, Gammons relayed a quote comparing A-Rod to the Boston Marathon bombers in how he's handled his battle with Major League Baseball. "He wants to blow up the world.  He's like the marathon bombers." In fairness, Gammons infers that he's had people from the Yankees say that to him, so who knows if that's Gammons' thoughts directly or whether he's just relaying that quote from within the organization.  Still though, it's probably best to not share that kind of analogy publicly.  Say what you want about A-Rod... but terrorist?  It just goes to show how toxic this situation is and how perspective is quickly being lost.
1 Comment:
  • What the hell is Gammons smoking???...Love him or hate him ARod should not be compared to a cowardly and sick terrorist. Peter's comment is ridiculous and he owes Alex an apology.
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