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Wed, 1999-12-22

In an interview in Sports Illustrated magazine‚ Atlanta Braves pitcher John Rocker goes off on a tirade,  offending virtually every race and ethnic group. Community leaders‚ media‚ management‚ coaches and teammates  call for action to be taken against him.  He had 38 saves for Atlanta during the 1999 season.

 

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