A day after his inflammatory comments about Barry Bonds, steroid use and baseball, Dale Murphy appeared on KRON with your favorite KRON sports guy and ours, Gary Radnich.
In cased you missed it earlier this week, here’s just part of what Murphy had to say about Bonds and 756:
“He’s deserved all the negative publicity that he’s getting. I mean, people are calling up and complaining, I’ve heard the last few weeks, that that he’s being treated unfairly. You know, life just usually isn’t like that. You don’t usually get treated unfairly. You usually get what you deserve. This is what Barry deserves. He’s a hard guy to like. He’s a hard teammate to have and, you know, he’s set a terrible example for our kids.”
Like Radnich points out, Murphy should be applauded for speaking against “the boys’ club,” regardless whether or not you agree with his take on the situation.
Even more importantly, Murphy is actually doing something about the steroid problem in sports. He started the iWon’tCheat! foundation to try to combat the troubling fact that one million high school athletes used steroids last year. Bravo, Mr. Murphy.
iWon’tCheat! [Official Site]
Dale Murphy On Bonds: ‘A Terrible Example for Our Kids’ [The FanHouse]