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Byline: Jon Paul Morosi
Oct. 31--Alex Rodriguez isn't going to be a Tiger in 2008, but maybe he'll consider an offer from the Toledo Mud Hens.
On Sunday, after SI.com reported that Rodriguez would opt out of his contract and become a free agent, New York Yankees senior vice president Hank Steinbrenner told the New York Times, "Does he want to go into the Hall of Fame as a Yankee, or a Toledo Mud Hen?"
The Mud Hens figured they should give him that opportunity.
Dan Royer, a graphic designer for the team, created a mock Hall of Fame bust, with Rodriguez wearing a Toledo hat.
The Mud Hens also prepared a letter that they plan to mail …