A piece authored by Anthony McCarron of the NY Daily News has reaction from Jorge Posada on what has become the talk of New York – The Yankee Years tome penned by Tom Verducci.
During the article, Posada says Joe Torre was like a father figure to him and that he didn’t think the former Yankees skipper had done anything wrong. He also offered his two cents on Alex Rodriguez and Derek Jeter.
On the “A-Fraud” debacle:
“There was not one player on those teams that said those words,” Posada said. “Never. If we heard it, it was just (Borzello) messing with Alex and Alex would be right there and he’d be laughing about it. It was never out of disrespect at all . . . It was never said behind his back by any teammate.”
On his respect for Torre:
“Joe’s done nothing wrong, in my eyes. He’s been a father figure to me, so I don’t think he can do any wrong.”
On the now infamous “single-white-female” excerpt:
As for the suggestion in the book that Rodriguez has a bad case of Derek Jeter envy, Posada said, “I have no idea about that. I don’t know where that came from.”
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