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Redmond A Batting-Cage Nudist

Posted By Sports Talk Florida On November 2, 2012 @ 8:24 AM In Florida News,main feature,MLB | No Comments

[1]If the Miami Marlins thought Ozzie Guillen was a colorful manager, wait until they meet Mike Redmond — their new manager.

Redmond, a longtime backup catcher, broke into the majors with the Florida Marlins in 1998. In 2003, when the team was struggling and manager Jeff Torborg was fired, Redmond had a unique way of breaking the Marlins’ losing streak.

“Ballplayers do some strange things. I did them naked,” Redmond said. “I had to break a losing streak, so I did it by taking batting practice in the cage wearing nothing but spikes and batting gloves.”

For more on this story visit: Scott Boeck, USA TODAY Sports [2]


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[2] Scott Boeck, USA TODAY Sports: http://www.usatoday.com/story/gameon/2012/11/01/mike-redmond-hired-as-marlins-manager-naked-batting-practice/1674477/

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