Alex Rodriguez ruined his friendship with Derek Jeter … and then they became teammates
Alex Rodriguez and Derek Jeter weren’t just great young shortstops at the same time– they were best friends. But that friendship got complicated when Rodriguez played better, Jeter won a lot more, and then A-Rod got the biggest contract in MLB history and used the occasion to kinda disparage his buddy’s skills. Things were awkward for a few years … and then they became teammates on the Yankees. This is a long, delicate beef that may still be unfolding.
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