ARLINGTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Almost two months after playing the final game of the season, Texas Rangers star third baseman made it official… That was the final game of his career.
Adrian Beltre is retiring after 21 seasons in the majors. He finishes 16th on the all-time hits list and 30th in home runs.
For some Rangers fans, this goodbye stings. But it also brings a lot of smiles.
“I wasn’t very happy about it because I love Adrian, and he’s such a good player for this team,” 11-year-old Hunter Fitting said.
Rangers fans CBS 11 spoke with, no matter the age, seemed to be a bit down that the time has come to say goodbye to the face of the franchise.
“It’s really tough,” said Jonathan Fitting, Hunter’s dad.
Yet, in the same breath, Hunter, his dad and other fans become nostalgic, reminiscing of times gone by, including his World Series runs, his 3,000 hit, his infamous home run swing.
“Whenever he would…
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