Monday, February 17, 2020

World Series MVP John Wetteland involved in child sexual abuse


Former major league pitcher John Wetteland has been charged in Texas with continuous sex abuse of an child under age 14. Denton Local jail records show the 52-year-old Wetteland was arrested on Monday and freed on $25,000 bond.

Authorities have not released info on the investigation into the Texas Rangers Hall of Famer.

Wetteland was MVP of the 1996 World Series, wherein he led the modern York Yankees to their first championship since 1978. The All-Star closer was 48-45 with 330 saves in addition to a 2.93 ERA throughout his career, which lasted from 1989 until 2000.

He also played for the Montreal Expos additionally, the La Dodgers.

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