During his playing career, former Mets, Giants and Dodgers second baseman Jeff Kent was known as a fierce competitor. In fact, he was known to be so intense that often even his own teammates took offense, as the now-44-year-old was known to get into the ocassional clubhouse scuffle.
For instance, during the 1992 season he refused to participate in his own rookie hazing ritual with the Mets, and by that point had already earned a reputation for his hot-headedness and for keeping to himself far too much. And, 10 years later, in 2002, Kent and star Barry Bonds famously were reported to have engaged in a shoving match in the Giants' dugout.
So, considering all the bad feelings and in-fighting that Kent experienced throughout his big league career, he should be the perfect contestant for "Survivor", right?
Well, that is apparently exactly what the producers of the show thought, as well, as Kent made his debut on the program on Wednesday. Kent claimed he wasn't treated any differently ...