The relationship Manny Ramirez has with Sox fans is a complicated one. (SawxBlog Illustration)
Since we had a night of respite I thought I'd throw my hat in on the whole Manny Ramirez "retirement" saga. First of all Manny Ramirez did not retire, he quit, just like he did on the Red Sox. He's a liar, fraud, and cheat whose selfish ways have finally polarized himself on an island by himself, which might be where he was all along. This all said, the relationship and feelings that Red Sox fans have with Manny are complicated. It's like we have battered wife syndrome or something. When things were good with Manny they were the best ever, but when they were bad you had a black eye and the police at your doorstep. So instead of waxing nostalgic or debating about his Hall of Fame potential, I thought I'd let some SawxBlog Illustrations made throughout the years do the talking. So long Manny, it was fun while it lasted...I think.