Ex-Rangers owner Hicks on A-Rod deal: One of the dumbest things I’ve done

Ex-Rangers owner Hicks on A-Rod deal: One of the dumbest things I’ve done


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In what would have been the final year of a historic 10-year, $252 million dollar contract with the Texas Rangers, Alex Rodriguez instead took the field as a member of the New York Yankees in Game 1 of the ALCS against his former team.


Not many thought a night like tonight would happen in 2004 when the Rangers and Rodriguez finally parted ways in a trade that sent A-Rod to New York for Alfonso Soriano.


The contract was the first domino to fall in a series of events that would eventually find Hicks calling himself the