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“I called him a hypocrite because I thought it needed to be said.”
Now, don't get me wrong. I love how sports have its own myths -- and baseball in particular has a slew of them. It's part of what makes sport great, and the storytelling so compelling. But this instance, with Bartman, is not one of those times. This man's life was ruined.
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