Bill Madden of the Daily News joined The Drive with Charlie & Dan today and stated that Major League Baseball, and specifically Commissioner Rob Manfred, publicly attempted to minimize David Ortiz's positive test result for PED's, in addition to the slugger's close relationship with a suspected PED drug dealer from the Dominican Republic. Madden backed up his claim as information documented in the book 'The Baseball Cop' written by former Major League Baseball investigator, Eddie Dominguez. The Daily News baseball columnist said that Major League Baseball will one day 'regret' David Ortiz' induction.
My older brother took me to Roosevelt Field, a shopping mall located about a 3-iron away from the Nassau Coliseum. As we were walking around, I recognized Clark Gillies, the New York Islanders captain at the time. Gillies and I shared a birthday and I walked up to him and let him know. Instead of blowing me off with a quick smile or a handshake, he put his arm around me and asked me where I lived, where I went to school and who my favorite Islander was. I was in heaven. Of course I told him that "he" was my favorite player. I left out the part about his teammate Dennis Potvin actually being my favorite player until that moment.
There are crimes and then there are crimes that seem to reach beyond the scope of humanity. This is one of those cases. The monster in this instance is an ex-major league pitcher. Former New York Yankees right handed pitcher Sergio Mitre is going to be behind bars for a very long time, but not long enough for many.
Mr. Met has been as an important part of the New York Mets, as players on the team, at times. The lovable mascot of New York's National League franchise has been entertaining fans at Shea Stadium and then Citi Field each game since 1964. Unfortunately, the man that was the original Mr. Met for the first four seasons has passed away at the age of 83.
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