And yes, even a couple of my much-loved NY Mets. (Lenny! How could you?)
This is a sad, if not-unexpected, day for baseball fans.
Oh, and one other, unrelated, number – tonight Akismet blocked the 1,001st piece of spam since I switched to WordPress.
I am old enough to remember Hank Aaron’s drive for Babe Ruth’s record in 1973-74. It was a special day when he finally did it.
Today ….. not so much.
I console myself with the thought that if A-Rod stays healthy, there’s a good chance he’ll top 756 in the not too distant future.