Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

Monday, December 10, 2012

NY Daily News: A-ROD: MINOTAUR’S A MYTH

Miami’s Art Basel celebration ended yesterday, but not before Yankees millionaire benchwarmer Alex Rodriguez attempted to put a longstanding rumor to sleep: that he has two rather tacky, if not shamefully egomaniacal, paintings above his bed.

“No, I do not have a painting of my upper body on a Minotaur,” he told Confidenti@l at a toy drive over the weekend. “I don’t know where they get that stuff.”

bobm Posted: December 10, 2012 at 11:59 PM | 17 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: alex rodriguez, centaur, minotaur

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   1. Greg K Posted: December 11, 2012 at 06:37 AM (#4321597)
“No, I do not have a painting of my upper body on a Minotaur,” he told Confidenti@l at a toy drive over the weekend. “I don’t know where they get that stuff.”

I see what he did there.
   2. Benji Gil Gamesh VII - The Opt-Out Awakens Posted: December 11, 2012 at 07:01 AM (#4321598)
“No, I do not have a painting of my upper body on a Minotaur,”
Either someone's got to brush up on his mythological creatures, or it's a brilliant non-denial disguised as a malaprop.
   3. Eric J can SABER all he wants to Posted: December 11, 2012 at 07:08 AM (#4321599)
No, I do not have a painting of my upper body on a Minotaur

This would be a regular person.

Also, if I wasn't already happy with my handle...
   4. RMc's Got a Lot of Trouble at Stake Posted: December 11, 2012 at 07:34 AM (#4321602)
   5. Rants Mulliniks Posted: December 11, 2012 at 07:42 AM (#4321604)
I thought it was quite funny how the first part of the article went on about how Elin Nordegrin doesn't even get recognized when she goes out, like she's longing to have scumbags with cameras stalking her every move again.
   6. The District Attorney Posted: December 11, 2012 at 08:12 AM (#4321611)
I was hoping the article was about A-Rod explaining to the world that there is no such thing as a minotaur.
   7. Fernigal McGunnigle has become a merry hat Posted: December 11, 2012 at 08:22 AM (#4321618)
The Minotaur Takes a Cigarette Break is a pretty good novel. It's probably the best book about minotaurs in contemporary society.
   8. TomH Posted: December 11, 2012 at 08:32 AM (#4321629)
a MAZE ing
   9. What did Billy Ripken have against ElRoy Face? Posted: December 11, 2012 at 09:45 AM (#4321673)
Notice how he uses only the present tense. "...also, I am not taking steroids."
   10. Yastrzemski in left. Posted: December 11, 2012 at 11:58 AM (#4321789)
So Madonna's a liar now?!
   11. Never Give an Inge (Dave) Posted: December 11, 2012 at 12:24 PM (#4321809)

A-Rod: Oh, you said centaur? Well, I most certainly do NOT not have a painting of me as a centaur above my bed.
   12. Manny Coon Posted: December 11, 2012 at 12:25 PM (#4321810)
“No, I do not have a painting of my upper body on a Minotaur,” he told Confidenti@l at a toy drive over the weekend. “I don’t know where they get that stuff.”


A centaur, sphinx, manticore, naga, tengu and merman, sure. But a Minotaur? That's just silly.
   13. smileyy Posted: December 11, 2012 at 01:00 PM (#4321860)
Well, I most certainly do NOT not have a painting of me as a centaur above my bed.


Of course not. Ever since his hip injury forced him to another...position...in bed, he's hung it on the wall opposite the bed, where he can still gaze dreamily into its powerful yet welcoming brown eyes.
   14. Pasta-diving Jeter (jmac66) Posted: December 11, 2012 at 01:09 PM (#4321884)
Jetes has mini-Minatours that he puts in the gift baskets
   15. Khrushin it bro Posted: December 11, 2012 at 01:25 PM (#4321903)
   16. GEB4000 Posted: December 11, 2012 at 02:17 PM (#4321994)
Clintonian.
   17. What did Billy Ripken have against ElRoy Face? Posted: December 11, 2012 at 03:29 PM (#4322131)
(Gazing longingly at painting) "They just don't understand us, Cent-Rod. They just don't understand."

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Vegas Watch
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogCongress members introduce act to limit minor league wages
(46 - 6:58pm, Jun 30)
Last: Pat Rapper's Delight

NewsblogOmnichatter
(6 - 6:53pm, Jun 30)
Last: Khrushin it bro

NewsblogClayton Kershaw placed on DL
(3 - 6:51pm, Jun 30)
Last: Walt Davis

NewsblogOTP 2016 June 27: Republican comeback after eight years? Yeah, on the baseball diamond
(1370 - 6:45pm, Jun 30)
Last: ERROR---Jolly Old St. Nick

NewsblogOt: 2015-2016 NHL Thread
(253 - 6:44pm, Jun 30)
Last: Yardape

NewsblogPhillies prospect Matt Imhof suffers serious eye injury, has surgery
(8 - 6:42pm, Jun 30)
Last: Arch Stanton

NewsblogThe Sonoma Stompers are set to make more history by signing two women to their roster | MLB.com
(18 - 6:41pm, Jun 30)
Last: base ball chick

NewsblogOT: 2016 Summer Soccer Thread
(1221 - 6:37pm, Jun 30)
Last: Juilin Sandar to Conkling Speedwell (Arjun)

NewsblogDodgers acquire Bud Norris from Braves
(5 - 6:35pm, Jun 30)
Last: Khrushin it bro

NewsblogCoastal Carolina Stays Alive in CWS
(10 - 6:35pm, Jun 30)
Last: Kurt

NewsblogPhillies prospect Mark Appel has season-ending elbow surgery
(25 - 6:18pm, Jun 30)
Last: cardsfanboy

NewsblogThe Associated Press will use automated writing to cover the minor leagues
(18 - 6:17pm, Jun 30)
Last: dr. scott

NewsblogPrimer Dugout (and link of the day) 6-30-2016
(20 - 5:58pm, Jun 30)
Last: Eric J can SABER all he wants to

NewsblogReport: Marlins trade for Fernando Rodney
(2 - 5:55pm, Jun 30)
Last: Renegade JE (((Jason)))

NewsblogWillson Contreras won't be Kyle Schwarber 2.0 - Beyond the Box Score
(4 - 5:34pm, Jun 30)
Last: Andere Richtingen

Page rendered in 0.1659 seconds
47 querie(s) executed