So here’s some dickhead wearing a Red Sox cap fighting with Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez for a foul ball. Gonzalez won, but he was obviously pretty pissed off. And why shouldn’t he be? The Dodgers aren’t even playing the Red Sox!
With Jay Mariotti doing the stations of the cross now, let's take a look back at a demoralizing moment from early in his career. A reader called our attention to the following excerpt from Gene Wojciechowski's 1990 book, Pond Scum and Vultures: America's Sportswriters Talk About Their Glamorous Profession: