Robinson Cano agreed to a monster 10-year, $240 million contract with the Seattle Mariners on Friday, a move that will have him drinking Starbucks and staring at the Space Needle until, theoretically, he's 41.
Here's a question: What number will he wear? Did Jay-Z — Cano's rookie agent who snagged him all those millions — get a contract clause about the number on Cano's back?
You see, Cano has worn No. 24 most of his career. It's Jackie Robinson's number reversed, and Cano was named after Robinson, so it makes sense. In Seattle, though, No. 24 is associated with one man — the Mariners' original megastar, Ken Griffey Jr.Read More »from Should Robinson Cano be allowed to wear Ken Griffey Jr.’s No. 24 in Seattle? No way