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However we feel about Alex Rodriguez, can we agree that yesterday, the man did something nice? He was the lone rehabbing player down in the Tampa clinic - the Yankee Hebrew Home at Riverside-South - to step outside the security fence and sign autographs for fans. He did this for about 30 minutes. It drew reporters the way a melted popsicle attracts ants. Naturally, the brotherhood of the brood noted how A-Rod is old, feeble and no longer worth all that money the Steinbrothers foisted upon him several years ago. And they noticed his big shiny car. Yes, his car. If A-Rod ever saves a baby from a burning building, they'll write about the car. (After questioning what he was doing there.) Some excerpts from yesterday: Times: [He] arrived with a driver in a Cadillac Escalade. And minutes after his arrival, someone else drove his black Maybach 57S into the lot... The fact that only Rodriguez chose to stand and sign autographs at the gates of the facility while photographers clicked ...
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