CBS Sports - Rangers superstar Josh Hamilton‘s personal issue that he referred to in a recent interview has come to light, and word is it regards his recent inability to kick the chewing tobacco habit. Hamilton spoke recently about his disappointment in himself about an undisclosed personal matter, and sources say the tobacco is what he was talking about – and possibly a little bit about his disappointment in not being as disciplined at the plate in recent weeks, too. Hamilton in conjunction with the team is expected to clear this up Friday afternoon, as speculation about much more serious matters had grown rampant since Hamilton lamented a personal issue a few days ago in a local newspaper interview.
Josh Hamilton has got to be one of the greatest addicts in the history of addiction. Doesn’t matter if it’s crack, meth, booze, tobacco, Christianity, sewing, bird watching, doing dishes, whatever. You give him something to try once and if Josh likes it in 3 months he’ll rob his mother blind and fucking kill somebody to keep that high going.
It got me to thinking: How much would you pay to be there for Josh’s next big relapse? Obviously we’re talking about booze here. Not going to throw money down to watch the best hitter in baseball smoke crack behind a basketball court and steal some old woman’s purse. Nothing fun about that. You wanna be there for the good, the bad, and the wild. I’m not joking for a single second when I say I’d pay $250, maybe $300 bucks for a front row seat to the magic. Honestly, maybe even more. I’d want to be there that bad. Because there is absolutely no question that within about 5 minutes of the first shooter going down you’d be at the best party of your entire life. Literally could not be topped. Dante and Zollo think seeing M83 and Avicii at Lolla is a fun time? That’s nothing compared to the fire Josh would bring falling head first off the wagon. Event of the century.
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