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HardballTalk: White Sox veteran Paul Konerko gets autographed base from Yankees in final trip to Bronx

Derek Jeter has been collecting retirement gifts in every road city that the Yankees have traveled to in his farewell season, but he did the presenting Sunday afternoon in New York …

Best Regards, President of Comfort, Esq. Posted: August 24, 2014 at 09:18 PM | 6 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: paul konerko, retirement tour, white sox, yankees

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   1. the Hugh Jorgan returns Posted: August 24, 2014 at 10:05 PM (#4778337)
Wait what? Other players also retire?
   2. joeysdadjoe Posted: August 24, 2014 at 10:14 PM (#4778339)
Jeter gave Konerko a gift basket?
   3. Cargo Cultist Posted: August 24, 2014 at 10:49 PM (#4778347)
It was Jeter. He re-gifted.
   4. Repoz Posted: August 25, 2014 at 12:08 AM (#4778360)
Flush Flaherty: "Paul Konerko's farewell tour may be flying under the radar compared to Derek Jeter's." Ya think?
   5. Lars6788 Posted: August 25, 2014 at 01:57 PM (#4778695)
I think what the common fan misses is some of these guys would rather retire without much of the fanfare or mini-ceremony in every last stadium they would visit as a player - maybe a guy like Paul Konerko can do that and slink quietly away, but Jeter can't because of his perceived stature among fans.
   6. zonk Posted: August 25, 2014 at 02:18 PM (#4778716)
I think it's terribly selfish of Paul Konerko to steal some of Jeter's thunder by retiring in the same year.

I also give a wag of the finger to Richard Attenborough for selfishly passing away during Jeter's last few weeks of play.

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