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Gary Sheffield, Big Brother?

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by silvershadow1981, May 29, 2007.

  1. http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/news/story?id=2885512

    Thoughts, anyone?
  2. heyabbott

    heyabbott Well-Known Member

    Good for Gary, go lend your help and support to another rich athlete and let the threatened school teacher and her impressionable students fend for themselves.
  3. boots

    boots New Member

    Gary is a down to earth good guy who has gotten a bad rap ever since he made it to the show. If I was a youngster in the majors, I'd listen to a voice of experience.
  4. Guy_Incognito

    Guy_Incognito Well-Known Member

    "If you really want to get out of Tampa, here's what you do...."
  5. cranberry

    cranberry Well-Known Member

    Gary seems like perfect guy to talk to Dukes, maybe take him under his wing. Why would anyone be against this nice effort on his part?
  6. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    Man oh man.

    Down to earth? Good guy? Bad rap?

    He deserves every inch of bad press he's ever received.
  7. boots

    boots New Member

    Evidently you have not spent much quality time with him.
  8. alleyallen

    alleyallen Guest

    I won't debate Sheff's character or past, but what exactly is wrong with him actually trying to help a young player?
  9. boots

    boots New Member

    Exactly my point.
  10. nafselon

    nafselon Well-Known Member

    Because god forbid someone actually tries to ruin this path of destruction others seem to feast on. I guess some want to see Dukes carry out his threats so they can say "told you so".
  11. alleyallen

    alleyallen Guest

    To each his own, I guess.
  12. BYH

    BYH Active Member


    Down To Earth Good Guy Sheff threw his bat in the direction of an umpire and had to be restrained by at least two people from going after the guy when he was ejected today.

    Yup. That's a good guy right there. Just the guy I want mentoring a troubled kid. Maybe he can tell him how he DIDN'T punch that fan at Fenway two years ago!
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