Jason Turbow is the author of the new book, Dynastic, Bombastic, Fantastic: Reggie, Rollie and Charlie Finley’s Swingin A’s.
It took Alex Rodriguez 216 words to utter three meaningful words: I am sorry.
Last week Rodriguez passed on a press conference, passed on hiring a public relations crisis management firm, passed on social media and passed on a network television interview. Instead he used the old school pen and paper format to apologize to baseball fans. That was enough for Yankees manager Joe Girardi who said:
The Mike Piazza story may just be too Hollywood for Hollywood. While true, it doesn’t sound true, but cliched.
Bob Gaines is the author of Christy Mathewson, the Christian Gentleman: How One Man’s Faith and Fastball Forever Changed Baseball. The book is a fascinating look at Mathewson’s personal and professional career.