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Today in History: Dwight Gooden Wins 20

On August 25, 1985, Dwight Gooden led the New York Mets to a 9-3 home victory over the San Diego Padres to become the youngest pitcher to get 20 wins in a season at 20 years and nine months. In six innings, Gooden struck out four batters and walked one. There were five hits and three runs, two were earned. Roger McDowell closed the game for the Mets. In three innings he let one hit...
Via Grandstand University
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Documentary on '86 Mets, Lenny Dykstra biopic in the works

Just when you think Hollywood has run out of original ideas…comes this. According to Variety, John Lee Hancock, director and co-screenwriter of the award-winning “The Blind Side” and 2002’s baseball feature “The Rookie”, is all set to bring former big leaguer Lenny Dykstra’s life to the silver screen. I applaud the idea (and would probably go see it… I’ve actually...
Via Hall of Very Good
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Doc Gooden: “Pine Tar Not For Grip”

Credit: Associated Press Former New York Mets and New York Yankees star pitcher Dwight “Doc” Gooden does not agree with the people who are claiming that Pinedagate is a result of cold weather and poor grip. He took to Twitter today to voice his view of pine tar’s use by pitchers: lets put to rest all this talk about pine tar to get a better grip on the ball to protect the...
Via Reading Between The Seams
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Gooden's family faces eviction

Dwight Gooden's primary legacy from his playing career is one of unfulfilled potential, as his addictions ultimately derailed what might have been a truly brilliant body of work. Long since his playing days ended, it seems Gooden still can't get his life quite on track. Gooden was evicted in July from the New Jersey mansion he was renting, according to TMZ. The report states...
Via Fox Sports
August 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Dwight Gooden Tells a Story About a Man Being Raped in Jail

Jail is not a happy place. So, no one should be surprised about Doc Gooden’s account of what happened when he was behind bars. Doc has a new book coming out  “Doc: A Memoir” and tells a story about hearing a man being raped in prison.  Here is what Doc had to say via The Other Paper. “No. 1, once you get into prison, you’re not Doc Gooden the baseball player,” Gooden...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 07, 2013  |  Discuss
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Gooden discusses prison trauma

Dwight Gooden, during an interview promoting his new book, detailed the traumatic experience of hearing a man being raped in prison during his incarceration.

Via The Other Paper
June 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Dwight Gooden’s Wife Monique Calls Police After He Threatens to Hurt Her Family

Back when I was Young Rob, I wanted to be a pitcher, just like Doc Gooden. Best curve ball I had ever seen, when my friends and I played wiffle ball in the backyard, I was always Gooden when I pitched and Daryl Strawberry when I was at bat. Sad to see what has happened to Doc over the years. Drugs and alcohol can derail any career. Now, he is having domestic disputes with his wife...
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Judge orders Dwight Gooden to leave home after wife alleges threats

Not every story has a happy ending. Nobody knows that better than former New York Met Dwight Gooden. The one that they called ” Dr. K’ is going through apparently what is a pretty messy divorce with his wife Monique. The two have children and have been living together in New Jersey as the process plays itself out. That all changed on March 1. Please click here to read this...
Via Players View
March 04, 2013  |  1 Comment

Dwight Gooden receives restraining order after making terroristic threats to wife

Monique Gooden, the estranged wife of former New York Mets pitcher Dwight Gooden, recently filed a temporary restraining order after alleging that her husband made "terroristic threats" against her and her family.The incident occurred on March 1 in the couple's home in Bergen County, N.J. The two are still living together while their divorce is pending.According to...
Via Bush League Chronicle
March 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Dwight Gooden receives restraining order

Monique Gooden, the estranged wife of former New York Mets pitcher Dwight Gooden, recently filed a temporary restraining order after alleging that her husband made "terroristic threats" against her and her family.The incident occurred on March 1 in the couple's home in Bergen County, N.J. The two are still living together while their divorce is pending.According to...
Via Bush League Chronicle
March 03, 2013  |  Discuss
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