Legends: Rocket still has right stuff

Whitey Ford finds it hard to believe Roger Clemens will retire as an Astro instead of a Yankee.

Updated: January 13, 2004, 12:24 PM ET
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN Insider
It's been a rough winter for the Chairman of the Board. First Whitey Ford watched helplessly as Andy Pettitte, a personal favorite and the heir to Ford's lefty legacy in New York, signed a three-year contract with Houston. Now comes the news that Roger Clemens will finish his career as an Astro.

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