12-time All-Star retires; has back, vision problems
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Roberto Alomar retired Saturday, ending a career in which he became one of baseball's best second basemen and, for a time, its most scorned player.
The 12-time All-Star called it quits with Tampa Bay, finishing just 276 hits shy of 3,000. He led Toronto to consecutive World Series titles in 1992-93 and was considered by many a lock for the Hall of Fame until a swift decline the last three seasons as he drifted from team to team.
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