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-- -- At nineteen years of age she was the youngest starting pitcher in Major League Baseball history.
Went on to win three count them three World Series rings he was named rookie of the year won the Cy Young award.
Off the mound his addiction to alcohol cocaine affected his Korea.
Joining us now the full on Mets and yankees pitcher that great Dwight that doc Gooden.
So unhappy with a -- issue is good to be here.
I just thought out with a negative.
-- -- -- And you have been -- how long.
-- -- two years had to do it.
Well making a weapon it was to submit to myself that I democratic.
Does -- -- -- -- And for basically and so was just his lifestyle.
And just making changes to stick to it and just take and -- time and basically.
Let people know how I feel doesn't recover his world so help me but he does say he says -- -- on an addict so blunt about my disease and I take it day to day.
-- -- -- Was -- -- updated -- a lot of times where before you have to govern itself that is hosting and it recovered at the phone feels like a thousand pounds because we've.
Those are ways apart from us when no but -- -- -- work for me I have to do a daily basis that you back.
I'm back now in the making -- -- -- continue doing what I've been doing and you know going to -- this have a group of support group.
And investing -- -- flow you have to do you get daily meetings -- -- -- weekly meetings I had me.
-- like twice three times a week also have purpose gussy.
We could basis he's -- got to do to maintain.
-- was at mountain it is -- -- -- -- -- you can estimate they got so graceful you will terrific nineteen years old.
Youngest of leading -- just starting pitcher in history.
I wanted to tell me how it felt golf.
I tell you been a rookie as suspects at nineteen years old you have to move from high school thing Islamabad idols -- and basically noble.
If terribly pleased that he's always dreamed of as a kid it was a dream come true I don't rush most populous -- almost -- -- especially about 65.
Is the -- for community concert and they have to see you -- main event.
It is a great time even make out because I've written a book where we score opera story.
I didn't care we scored more runs as one dollar -- at that time especially Shea Stadium Cy Young award.
So you know -- is very important because as you before.
Came real close also -- -- -- -- very good -- By a couple folks and so and -- -- have to come -- women and after -- my -- there.
Things you do you must have thrown a no hitter I'd look I'm an englishman OK it is what wasn't what what -- -- -- -- it was a no -- with the Yankees -- pretty -- -- -- -- -- is your thought lose score happen and happen in the eighties with the Mets yet.
Well -- off my game but.
To what these happens for a reason and -- have to -- into the Yankees -- -- situation -- that would verio.
-- supply home that day I was supposed to pitch -- felt.
Benefits -- my dad you know -- had to open heart surgery -- asserted.
You know -- from the hospital where he saw gains -- -- -- was in order.
After -- at that level with that kinda ropes that kind of massive success.
-- you just walk away from us and live I guess a normal life anything that.
-- very question is very tough with so retired at 35 talk a lot about that in the book is well aware.
I would ready to retire by retired because of injury.
-- prepared for that and I force doing a self destructed with -- -- at that time was great to see you looking so good.
Have you got a book out have a book out called doc but no more I -- I was having him.
-- book is great there for myself and hopefully hopefully it helps when they're maybe going through similar struggles that I went through our -- or friends or have him as well well good for -- to -- I mean it really is good to see a man looking as good as you look now after all this great stuff adult Gooden.
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