The silence of Robinson Cano's stardom

We don't ask, so he doesn't answer. No wonder he might as well be Charlie Chaplin.

Originally Published: September 30, 2011
By Johnette Howard | ESPN.com

NEW YORK -- He's the real-life product of one of the most unabashedly romanticized relationships in sports: that Norman Rockwell image of a father playing catch with a son who dreams of becoming a big league baseball player someday. Except in this version, the father's name is Jose. And their home isn't Anytown USA. It's San Pedro de Macoris in the Dominican Republic, arguably the most talent-rich baseball town on the planet.

And by the time this particular father-and-son duo ...

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