Today’s Yankee fans love to bemoan the presence of Alex Rodriguez. He’s a distraction, they say. He causes more problems than he’s worth. Rick Cerone, former Yankee catcher, simply laughs at that notion. Cerone, speaking at the induction ceremonies for the New Jersey Hall of Fame, said that the Yankee clubhouse during his years with the team and for the few seasons prior to that was a study in dysfunction. Reggie Jackson and his teammates would physically fight each other, and despite these Bronx Zoo distractions, the team still managed to win two World Series and play in a third. This A-Rod, he ain’t no thing.
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