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Saturday July 20th 2024


Brad Wolff’s Interview With Rick Cerone

Cerone was a New York Yankees catcher. When Thurman Munson died, Rick Cerone was his replacement. He played for 8 teams in 18 seasons and played in the 1981 World Series. He owned the Newark Bears for 5 years from 1998 to 2003. Here is our interview:
BW: What was the most difficult part of your career? RC: F irst getting to the big leagues, then lasting 18 years.
BW: What was the best moment of your career? RC: P laying in the World Series in 1981.
BW: Who was your idol and why? RC: Mickey Mantle because he could do everything.
BW: What current player are you similar to and why? RC: No one now. I was one of a kind. (laughing)
BW: What was it like owning a pro baseball team? [Newark Bears] RC: It was lots of hard work running ...

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