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Jim Bowden Officially Adds Another Enemy: Me
Posted By Sven Jenkins On Jan 25 2011 @ 1:19 pm In Baltimore Orioles | 1 Comment
OK, so I jumped the gun with my first post  on PSB. I had Vlad Guerrero in an O’s cap Saturday morning. Now it’s Tuesday, the deal isn’t done, and it’s hard to figure out anything having to do with Guerrero.
I should have known. I based my piece on information that came from Jim Bowden . The article I referenced had been written by Brittany Ghiroli on MLB.com  (the original piece has actually been taken down). That wasn’t the problem though. The problem was that poor Brittany based her article on “breaking news” supplied by the notorious creep-show, Jim Bowden.
Had I known that Bowden was the source for this “news”, I never would have relayed it.
Besides my baseball insiders, who have told me first-hand accounts of his douchebaggery, he’s been involved in a number of sketchy and illegal incidents….
In one of the most disgraceful things I’ve ever heard, Bowden has been “accused” of skimming bonus money from Dominican players . His cronies even went so far as to make up a player that didn’t even exist .
Skimming money is bad. Skimming money from Dominican kids and their families is shameful.
First, I’m hoping he serves time. Second, I’m hoping it could happen in the country where the crimes took place .
Bowden has also been busted for DUI , swindled owners by trading away injured players , and likened labor disputes to 9/11 . Just search Google for ‘Jim Bowden controversy’ and the results are endless.
Bowden’s character can be summed up by this quote from a baseball executive….
“If they got all his enemies together, they’d have to rent Yankee Stadium.”
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URLs in this post:
 my first post: http://prosportsblogging.com/mlb-baseball/baltimore-orioles/os-add-vlad/
 information that came from Jim Bowden: http://www.camdenchat.com/2011/1/21/1949531/could-vladimir-guerrero-become-an-oriole-jim-bowden-thinks-so
 written by Brittany Ghiroli on MLB.com: http://baltimore.orioles.mlb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20110122&content_id=16481388&vkey=news_bal&c_id=bal
 Image: http://prosportsblogging.com/psb/uploads/2011/01/bowden-minaya.jpg
 skimming bonus money from Dominican players: http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2009/baseball/mlb/02/22/segura.feds.investigate.nationals/
 make up a player that didn’t even exist: http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2009/baseball/mlb/02/17/nats.gonzalez/index.html
 country where the crimes took place: http://www.nytimes.com/2005/03/08/international/americas/08dominican.html
 busted for DUI: http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/news/story?id=2412654
 trading away injured players: http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/news/story?id=2684794
 likened labor disputes to 9/11: http://reds.enquirer.com/2002/08/02/red_reds_gm_sorry_for.html
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