White Sox owner Jerry Reinsdorf will wave goodbye to one of his favorite people and players this weekend as Paul Konerko retires.
While fans, non fans, kids and adult everywhere celebrated the legendary Yankees’ captain’s last hit at Yankee stadium, let’s take a look at the best reactions from friends of DJ, fellow athletes and other celebrates who took to Twitter to pay their RE2PECT to Number 2.
A high-moral, quietly cool hard-working guy? That’s not what players are about in this era.
Derek Jeter capped his Yankee Stadium farewell with a game-winning single in the bottom of the ninth inning.
No one has ever received more than 98.4 percent of the vote.
Jeter will retire at season’s end after a storied 20-year career.
Jordan has some important friends.
Jose Abreu’s desire to sing the Star-Spangled Banner says a lot about him.
Ratings may be dropping, but advertising dollars are still there.
This is yet another reason the All-Star Game shouldn’t count for anything.
“You grow up and you want to be an All-Star,” Anthony Rizzo says.
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What’s Bud Selig’s legacy? An idiotic home-field advantage rule and PEDs.
In baseball, numbers never lie. All-Star Game voting does, though.
To progress, baseball can’t fear change and deny game and player evolution.
So long as home-field advantage is on the line, there should be nothing honorary about the game.
Derek Jeter and Paul Konerko have been friendly adversaries for 15 years of Yankee-White Sox wars. Both iconic players are now bowing out after historic careers.
Alfonso Soriano’s only regret? He didn’t lead the Cubs to a championship.
Starlin Castro has long kept an eye on Derek Jeter’s career.
Here’s to Alfonso Soriano, who always displayed the utmost professionalism in Chicago.