Rocket return not a definite

Though it's highly unlikely, it remains a possibility that Roger Clemens could call it quits and finally retire.

Originally Published: November 12, 2004
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

Cy Young winners don't retire. Pitchers who just went 18-4 don't quit. Stars keep on shining. Athletes keep on playing, because that's what they love most in life.

So how can this possibly be The End for Roger Clemens?

Even at age 42. Even though he's already The Winningest Right-handed Pitcher of Modern Times. Even though his family likes having him around and his mother isn't getting any younger.

How can this man possibly retire?

Well, he can. And he might. And ...

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