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Friday Flakes: Alex Gordon to Retire from Major League Baseball

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It was somewhat expected but the Kansas City Royals and Alex Gordon announced that Gordon would be retiring from baseball at the end of this season.

Congrats on Alex Gordon on a great major league baseball career. As you can tell by the tweets below he definitely represented well for himself, his family, the city of Lincoln and the state of Nebraska.

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