FANTASY FURNACE

The Miami Marlins suspended Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen 5 games for praising Cuban Communist leader Fidel Castro in an interview published in Time Magazine. The Marlins skipper said he “loved” Castro. “I respect Fidel Castro. You know why? A lot of people have wanted to kill Fidel Castro for the last 60 years, but that [expletive] is still here.” The comments were insensitive to Cuban-Americans who were up in arms after hearing the remarks.

 Anyone who has followed Guillen’s managerial career should not be shocked or surprised by anything that he says, as this has been his M.O. since he first became a major league manager. He seems to always seek out controversy and isn’t happy until all the attention is on him and whatever he spewes out to the press on a given day. That’s what we know about Ozzie Guillen.

But what about MLB commissioner Bud Selig? No, he…

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  1. Thanks for the reblog. It’s at best, a sensitive issue that has polarized the Miami community at large and I think the question about Selig is a valid one.
    Appreciate that you took the time to read and reblog it.

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