LaDainian Tomlinson Joins Roger Clemens in Burning the Twilight Oil

October 13, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Roger Clemens spent the first 13 years of his illustrious Major League Baseball career with the Boston Red Sox, making five All-Star appearances and collecting three Cy Young awards.
At the end of the 1996 baseball season, former Boston Red Sox General Manager Dan Duquette declared that the once proud "Rocket Man," Roger Clemens, was "in the twilight of his career."  Clemens, the boyhood idol of many New Englanders, and a career-long member of the Red Sox, was taken back.
Clemens spent the bulk of his time in Boston as the most notable member of the Boston Red Sox.  How could the general manager question his capability of remaining on top?
Taken back so much so, that Clemens would find the fountain of youth with the Toronto Blue Jays.  The apparently mediocrity bound 34-year-old twilight firefly proceeded to take his 1993 to 1996 performance, which most definitely was not close to his former dominance, and mysteriously rewound the tape four years to r...

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