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Topic - Dwight Gooden
Cashen was a longtime sports writer in his Baltimore hometown before joining the Orioles and eventually becoming their GM. The Orioles won two titles while Cashen worked for them, but it was in New York where he put his stamp on a franchise.
This was in the Mets' clubhouse at Shea Stadium after an October loss to the Montreal Expos eliminated New York from the 1985 National League East race. Understandably, the gloom was so thick you couldn't have cut it with a chain saw, much less a knife.
Former major league baseball star Dwight Gooden has been sentenced to five years' probation after pleading guilty in New Jersey to child endangerment.
Dwight Gooden and Darryl Strawberry have always been linked, for their key roles in leading the New York Mets to the 1986 World Series title and their colorful exploits off the field that made them lightning rods in baseball.
"Frank was willing to take a chance and jump me from A-ball to the majors. That always meant a lot to me," Gooden said in a statement.
"I didn't know how I was going to react to opening day," he said. "But it came out great."