Robinson Cano will most likely be in Mets spring training next year (assuming the owners and players will finally find a common ground on new collective bargaining) after failing two tests for illegal enhancement drugs.
Alex Rodriguez remains the face of baseball, a prominent broadcaster and probably more famous than any active player, five years after his retirement – and eight years after he sued MLB and its commissioner amid an illegal PED skirmish.
Baseball, like much of our society, enjoys second chances. Sorry. What makes the case of Rafael Palmeiro, 16 years in the rearview mirror, all the more remarkable.
Palmeiro spoke to The Post this past week to announce on November 22 the release of an officially licensed unbreakable token in his image. Artist Clark Mitchell, who worked for Disney among other companies, knew Palmeiro of the Dallas / Fort Worth area, and Palmeiro contacted him to make that happen, working with Mitchell’s son Cameron as well as George Scott III, the son of a beloved. first baseman George “Boomer” Scott, who quickly made an impact in the NFT space.