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Bad News Bears: Doc Has Newark's Fix

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Doc Gooden has landed in Newark (and no, not to score blow). As the Newark Bears' new Senior VP/community ambassador, he'll be mentoring area kids, presumably on how not to wind up like Doc Gooden.

But Doc's just one of many Bear role models for Newark kids to admire: There's also the manager,Tim Raines, who once bragged about dropping 40k on coke and filling his pockets with it before games. Or the always noble Carl Everett, who was charged with beating his kids in 1997. Or Rickey Henderson, who...Well, you get the idea.
Gooden joins independent Newark Bears as senior vice president[SI]

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