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Standing on a principle about baseball and A-Rod
Standing on a principle about baseball and A-Rod

I was really tempted to turn my back on A-Rod when he came to bat for the Yankees with two outs in the top of the ninth Tuesday night at Camden Yards, but good thing I didn't. I would have missed his lame grounder to short that ended the game. That's the only problem with what I otherwise find to be an admirable protest introduced the night before by Tolbert Rowe, the Orioles fan from the Eastern Shore who stood and turned his back to the playing field when Alex Rodriguez, the great player and great cheater, came to bat. "I wanted to do something more than boo," Rowe said Wednesday from his office at Bay Capital Mortgage in Easton, where he's a loan officer....