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June 09th 2014:Addiction, Anger, and the Road to Recovery with Guest Bill Denehy

Our guest today, Bill Denehy, joined the New York Mets as a pitcher in 1967. Seemingly “having it all” was sadly still no match for addiction, and a shoulder injury rendered him under the power of drugs to mask his pain. Following his baseball career, jobs he held were punctuated by bouts of anger and substance abuse issues. His personal life suffered; he and his wife eventually divorced and his issues deeply strained his relationship with his daughters. Denehy will share 1) The beginning of his struggles: how rage and addiction issues were intrinsically woven into his life from a young age;

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William Francis “Bill” Denehy

William Francis “Bill” Denehy is a former major league baseball player for the New York Mets. Once considered a top prospect, sharing his rookie card with Tom Seaver, “Baseball Bill” badly injured his arm the first month of his career. Bill unsuccessfully tried to stay in baseball with the aid of multiple cortisone shots, which exacerbated his long-time struggles with anger and addiction. He later coached the University of Hartford, was a minor league pitching coach for the Boston Red Sox, and a radio announcer. He is now in long-term recovery and belongs to the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association. Denehy’s new memoir is Rage: The Legend of ‘Baseball Bill’ Denehy (co-written wi
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