Found September 27, 2013 on NESN.com:
Sometimes the stories just write themselves. Alex Rodriguez recently had a chance encounter at a New York restaurant with a baseball legend whom the Yankees slugger happens to be chasing in the record books. A-Rod had a brush with one-time home run king Hank Aaron at a restaurant called Nobu, according the NY Post’s Page Six, and Rodriguez approached Aaron to introduce himself. “Mr. Aaron, I just wanted to introduce myself,” Rodriguez reportedly said. “I think about you every day when I play. You’re an inspiration to me.” In case Hammerin’ Hank didn’t recognize the Yankees third baseman, Rodriguez added, “My name is Alex Rodriguez.” A-Rod is just 101 home runs behind Aaron in the record books for career home runs, a fact that many baseball fans take umbrage to because Rodriguez previously admitted to using performance-enhancing drugs. Rodriguez was dealt a historic suspension stemming from Major League Baseball’s Biogenesis investigation, but because he is in the process of appealing t
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