Domestic Violence in Baseball
I don't like that the male athlete is stereotypically known as the type to cheat on his wife at every turn, but it's not something that I think the MLB needs to be involved with. It's not against the law. Beating your wife and/or girlfriend, however, is another story altogether.
I don't know how much media coverage this Dukes story is getting, but it's a shame that I haven't yet seen a male sportswriter (the gender that is, obviously, the majority in the profession) write a column on this issue. If there is one out there, I'd love to know about it, so send me the link.
It shouldn't matter, though. Everyone should be on Ms. Kinkhabwala's side on this issue. No debate, really.
DATE: 06/01/2007 09:31:40 AM
Sadly, Dukes is still playing because he has 10 HR's and is averaging a home run for every 14.8 at bats, 4th best in the AL. Bud Selig and MLB usually leave their moral compass at home, especially when it comes to good players.
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