Ryan Howard: One ring, no asterisks and no respect

Posted in Blogroll on August 3rd, 2014 by Ron Glover

(Extratime.ul.com)

Despite landing a championship with the Phillies, Ryan Howard may be bidding Philadelphia farewell.

In ten seasons, Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard has done it all, winning Rookie of the Year in 2005 and National League MVP in 2006. Despite the lofty accolades, Howard’s greatest professional accomplishment came as the Phillies ended a 25-year championship drought by winning the 2008 World Series.

Howard is healthy again after two injury-plagued seasons, but with an aging roster and questionable personnel moves, the once elite slugger on a fast track to Cooperstown may be playing his final weeks in Phillies pinstripes

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