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12-10-2012, 08:12 AM
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Originally Posted by Big Phil View Post
The NHLPA is a mafia, more or less. Players can be downright cruel. Look at baseball. I can't for the life of me remember the name of the player, but when there was replacement players during the strike he played and then when he finally had a cup of coffee in the "real" MLB he was shunned. I remember a report about him and it constantly showed him sitting all by himself with his teammates purposely sitting away from him all because he had the "audacity" to get what might have been his only chance in Major League Baseball during the strike. Shameful on the players.
That might have been Damien Miller, best known as catcher for the Diamondbacks. If not, I know he had a similar story. They had to learn to like him though because he was the starting catcher when they won the World Series

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