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Tuesday May 28th 2024


The Sad Case of Ex-New York Yankee Eric Duncan

astute baseball fans can list several first-round draft picks that failed to live up to expectations. Their careers could have been derailed by drugs, alcohol or sex addiction. In some cases, their style of play may not have worked at the minor league level.

Other times, they are just mismanaged. One case will always stick out to Yankee fans, however: that of infielder Eric Duncan.

Drafted in the first-round of the 2003 amateur draft, Eric Duncan and the Yankees appeared to be a match made in heaven.

The Yankees needed to bolster their farm system and add a player whom fans could get excited about. They needed the next Derek Jeter: a true blue fan of the Bronx Bombers with enough baseball talent to spent his career in pinstripes. ...

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