Manny Ramirez's final bow

Twice-busted slugger retires with 555 career homers and a tainted legacy

Updated: April 8, 2011, 9:48 PM ET
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

We all know what Manny Ramirez's legacy should have been.

One of the greatest right-handed hitters who ever lived. … MVP of the universe-altering World Series in which the 2004 Boston Red Sox slayed The Curse. … Hall of Famer.

OK, well, so much for that.

Now Manny will head off into the horizon to spend the rest of his life on Planet Manny with a whole different legacy:

The only knucklehead ever to get caught twice by baseball's PED police force.


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