In early September Mike Lupica of the NY Daily News reported that MLB Commissioner Bud Selig wanted Yankees Alex Rodriguez in the postseason in 2013
English: Alex Rodriguez (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
about as much as he wanted Barry Bonds to break the home run record of Selig’s dear friend, the great Henry Aaron.
It is no secret Selig has been on a mission to turn A-Rod into the poster boy for his anti-PED (performance enhancing drugs) campaign.
So it is understandable why Selig wouldn’t want someone he deemed “a cheater” celebrated during baseball’s postseason.
And thanks to the wretched play of the Yankees, Selig got his wish as there is no October baseball in the Bronx for only the second time in the last 19-seasons.
In my opinion, Selig has crossed ethical lines with this A-Rod crusade.
Selig turned his cheek the other way, while PEDs ran rampant, following baseball’s 1994 strike.
Do you recall the Sammy Sosa vs. Mark McGwire 1998 home run race?
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