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Mel Hall -- Sexual Predator

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Boom_70, Jul 16, 2014.

  1. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    Debauched story in SB Nation on Mel Hall - sexual predator.
    Lengthy but worth the read if only the first chapter which might be
    the most bizarre.

  2. Vombatus

    Vombatus Well-Known Member

    Re: The Sick Tail of Mel Hall

  3. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    This is a side note to what a horrible person Mel Hall is, but I will never cease to be amazed by parents' ability to be so stupefyingly clueless in the pursuit of athletic glory. Every single one of these cases happened right under their noses, often in their own house and sometimes during the same timeframe Mel was banging the moms.
  4. doctorquant

    doctorquant Well-Known Member

    A bajillion times this ...
  5. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    Good good good.

    Last edited by a moderator: Dec 15, 2014
  6. Amy

    Amy Well-Known Member

    I think "stupefyingly clueless" is giving them too much credit. The parents in the first section were pimps.
  7. Drip

    Drip Active Member

    I covered Sluggo and he definitely was a strange guy. That whole era of Yankee baseball was weird.
  8. His bodyguard was "The Rent is Too Damn High" guy? Wow.

    And this ^^^
  9. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    But at least most of the girls got scholarships. Who needs newspaper coverage when you can have an ex-major leaguer molesting your kid?

    The story of the first girl absolutely blew my mind. He buys a car and builds them a swimming pool in just two weeks after meeting them and takes her to the prom and they didn't think anything was happening?
  10. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    Blew my mind too. And what about The Yankees? They put her prom photo
    with Mel in the family section of yearbook. Was there no adult who would
    have said something is a bit off here. How about school administrators
    when Mel was pulling up to the front doors in his limo.

    This was also around the same time when Louis Polania got arrested in
    Milwaukee for being in his hotel with underage girl.
  11. jr/shotglass

    jr/shotglass Well-Known Member

    I mean, they let this grown man sleep in the same bedroom as their teen-aged girl. Where is that even remotely appropriate?
  12. Kind of stunned how long that was...
    I'd get the bottom of each page .. "There's More!?"
    How many girls did this guy molest?
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