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Posts Tagged ‘Manny Ramirez

Baseball Is Not Too Big to Fail

April 9, 2010

Spring is in the air, as is the repulsive scent of performance-enhancing drugs–temporarily in disuse but awaiting the go-ahead to resume juicing. We used to think baseball was the cleanest of sports–certainly the easiest for fans to monitor: players are yards apart except for brief intervals– compared to basketball where players are always at push-and-shove […]

All Is Forgiven

July 11, 2009

“All Manny had to do, like A-Rod, was hit a homer or knock in a run, and all would be forgiven” Manny Ramirez was about to bat for the first time since his suspension for use of banned substances–a euphemism that means he’s a dirty rat who’s done his part, with others, to ruin baseball. […]