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Family DNA Gift or Curse?

Posted on 03/24/2014 by The Baseball Page

"It's in their DNA!" - that's what people say when we follow in Dad's footsteps........ After writing about sport stars who had son's that flopped in sports, I was reminded by an ex-broadcasting pal of mine from Augusta, Maine, Paul McClay, that many off-springs were just as good as Dad - some even better. My friend McClay was right. I wrote "living in Dad's shadow" was not always a walk in the park - it even became a burden. Having Dad's DNA was never a burden to these kids of sport legends.

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