(book, with Michael Levin) "Dropping the Ball: Baseball's Troubles and How We Can and Must Solve Them". New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2007. ISBN 9781416534488
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David M. Winfield
6' 6" (1.98 m)
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The only players that are having fun are those having a good year, feasting on pitching or blowing down hitters and garnering all the adulation that goes with it. But, if you're not hitting or not throwing well, or are injured, you better look for fun someplace else.
While warming up before the 5th inning of a game at Toronto's Exhibition Stadium, he accidentally killed a seagull with a thrown ball. Winfield doffed his cap in mock sorrow, and drew laughs. After the game, he was brought to the Ontario Provincial Police station on charges of cruelty to animals and was forced to post a $500 bond before being released. Quipped Yankees manager Billy Martin, "It's ...