Of course, Alex Rodriguez has a shadow over him, thanks in no small part to Selena Robert, who wrote A-Rod: The Many Lives of Alex Rodriguez . People will be talking about the validity of his records for a long time. Which is a shame, since so much of it came before he (allegedly) indulged in PEDs.
More on A-Rod from Sports Illustrated :
- Joe Posnanski on how the increasing numbers have changed fans’ perceptions
- Ben Reiter on how Alex is different at 600 than he was at 500
- Cliff Corcoran on the who, what, and whens of Rodriguez’s home runs
- And Tom Verducci on the “tainted” mark