Alex Rodriguez enjoyed a memorable sendoff from the New York Yankees on Friday night.
You wouldn’t know that though based on the back page headline in Saturday’s New York Post.
The well-known tabloid, which isn’t afraid to push the envelope with its headlines, elected to focus on the pre-game thunderstorm that disrupted the Yankees planned ceremony for A-Rod and in their estimation may have sent a stronger message from above.
That’s pretty strong.
Granted, a lot of people had fun with the circumstances surrounding A-Rod’s parade getting rained on. But this comes across as an especially stinging parting shot given how well received A-Rod was by the fans and how positively his entire ordeal with the Yankees played itself out.
There was no hate being thrown around at Yankee Stadium. There was no palpable anger. It was a career coming full circle with acceptance and maybe a little forgiveness too setting the tone.
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