Thursday, February 01, 2007
"I'm failing at retirement," he said. "Let's just face it. I'm failing miserably at it."
The 44-year-old right-hander, unsure whether to retire or return for a 24th major league season, was the keynote speaker for the St. John's winter baseball banquet on Wednesday night.
If he does pitch -- and it sounds as if he will -- Clemens will choose among his hometown Houston Astros, the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox.
You're right, you are failing. Please, I do not want to see a mortal Clemens on the mound. You have already blown the chance to go out as John Elway. Try going out as Carlton rather than Spahn.