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June 27, 1997

June 27, 1997 Off the field, Wil Cordero’s arrest for allegedly beating his wife was buttressed by divorce records that included charges by his first wife that he assaulted her. According to the Boston Globe, once the Red Sox learned that the story of accusations from Cordero’s first wife would run, he was pulled from the starting lineup from that night’s game at Fenway Park against Detroit. On the (basketball) court, after drafting Chauncey Billups and Ron Mercer, Celtics coach/GM/Self-Proclaimed Genius Rick Pitino admitted the club has a definite need at center. He suggested that a center-by-committee ...

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