Alex Rodriguez explains why he wanted to join Red Sox (not Yankees) in 2003

Alex Rodriguez explains why he wanted to join Red Sox (not Yankees) in 2003


In the winter of 2003, Alex Rodriguez agreed to be traded from the Texas Rangers to the Boston Red Sox in a blockbuster that was vetoed at the last second by the MLB Players' Association, which ruled against A-Rod taking a voluntary pay cut. MORE RED SOX: Yankees exec really thinks his team is better than Boston?