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November 23, 1998
Is there a less likely place for Bobby Bonilla to have landed than back in New York with the Mets? The team exiled him in 1995 after he hit only .278 over 3� seasons, all the while alienating fans by failing to live up to great expectations and warring with the Big Apple press. But Bonilla, who was dumped by the Los Angeles Dodgers last week, is hardly the first athlete to return to the scene of the boos. Here's how a few other returnees have fared.
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November 23, 1998

You Can Go Home Again

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Is there a less likely place for Bobby Bonilla to have landed than back in New York with the Mets? The team exiled him in 1995 after he hit only .278 over 3� seasons, all the while alienating fans by failing to live up to great expectations and warring with the Big Apple press. But Bonilla, who was dumped by the Los Angeles Dodgers last week, is hardly the first athlete to return to the scene of the boos. Here's how a few other returnees have fared.

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