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Lance Berkman Announces His Retirement

by Tj Llewellyn | Posted on Wednesday, January 29th, 2014
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According to a story via Richard Justice of MLB.com, former Houston Astros first baseman Lance Berkman has decided to hang up his cleats and gloves for good.

“It doesn’t make sense to play in the physical condition I’m in,” he said.

He has had continuing problems with his right knee, the same injury that limited him to 73 games for the Rangers last season.

“I’m not going to keep trying to run out there for the heck of it,” he said.

During his 15-year career, he made the National League All-Star Team six times and was a member of five playoff teams, including the 2011 Cardinals, who won the World Series.

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