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View Full Version : Oil Can Boyd reacts to being accused of being too drunk to pitch in World Series


Fenway
01-03-2012, 07:33 PM
A couple of months ago on MLB Net - John McNamara claimed Oil Can Boyd was too drunk to pitch in Game 7 of the 86 World Series.

McNamara on Boyd not being available to pitch in Game Seven of the World Series because he was drunk:
Well you said it, ... that's the exact reason.

Former Red Sox pitching coach Bill Fischer on Boyd not being available to pitch in Game Seven:
I came to the park and Al Nipper came up to me and said, "You should check on your long man. He was boxed up, under the weather from drinking, so we locked him in a room.

http://mlb.mlb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20111103&content_id=25882718&vkey=news_mlb&c_id=mlb

Oil Can's reaction

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