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Mesa and Vizquel - The Blood Feud returns
2006-05-26 10:33
by Bob Timmermann

John Shea writes in about the enmity between Jose Mesa and Omar Vizquel.

The book elevated the tension. In "Omar! My Life On and Off the Field," Vizquel writes about Mesa blowing Game 7: "The eyes of the world were focused on every move we made. Unfortunately, Jose's own eyes were vacant. Completely empty. Nobody home. You could almost see right through him. Not long after I looked into his vacant eyes, he blew the save and the Marlins tied the game."

After the book was published, Mesa was quoted as saying, "Even my little boy told me to get him. If I face him 10 more times, I'll hit him 10 times. I want to kill him."

I'm guessing that Vizquel's co-writer, Bob Dyer, penned the paragraph about the vacant eyes.

2006-05-26 12:12:07
1.   Ned
You have to wonder about a father who beans someone on the advice of his child. Jose Mesa sounds like a member of the George Galloway school of rationality.
2006-05-26 13:10:10
2.   Bob Timmermann
2006-05-26 21:33:40
3.   das411
Mesa's son is one mean mother#&*%@$ though!

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