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One of the bad boys of the 1986 World Series-winning New York Mets discusses his life, from his Atlanta childhood with his alcoholic, womanizing father, through his baseball career, self-destructive drug binges, and experience on "Celebrity Rehab."
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Mets phenom Dwight Gooden pitches at New York's Shea Stadium on May 6, 1984.
Baseball's 'Doc' Gooden Pitches A Cautionary Tale
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Doc A Memoir New Harvest Copyright © 2013 Dwight Gooden All right reserved. ISBN: 9780544027022