The Post has a description of A-Rod’s book signing:
Alex Rodriguez’s appearance at a signing for his children’s book was
mishandled by his publicist and bookstore staff members, turning the
ballyhooed event into a media circus that included a paparazzi member
tossing A-Rod a ball to sign. At one point, a New York policeman
grabbed a reporter for the crime of trying to interview the beleaguered
I wish I was there because it sounds sort of ridiculous. I imagine the following scenario: Approximately thirty children, ages 6 to 8, and a gaggle of New York beat writers sat cross-legged on a rug as A-Rod read to them from his new children’s book. And the following question and answer session took place when A-Rod opened the floor to questions.