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PUNK ROCKER
Gary Smith
October 25, 1999
The Braves' closer sprints in from the pen, hocks big gobs of spit, throws 97 mph and dishes out abuse to his abusers. "If we suck so bad, why can't they beat us?" John Rocker barked about the Mets when New York rowdies taunted his team. Most Mets fans, he said, "aren't even human." Atlanta manager Bobby Cox said Rocker has a problem with fans who get in his face, but win or lose, Rocker made October rock.
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October 25, 1999

Punk Rocker

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The Braves' closer sprints in from the pen, hocks big gobs of spit, throws 97 mph and dishes out abuse to his abusers. "If we suck so bad, why can't they beat us?" John Rocker barked about the Mets when New York rowdies taunted his team. Most Mets fans, he said, "aren't even human." Atlanta manager Bobby Cox said Rocker has a problem with fans who get in his face, but win or lose, Rocker made October rock.

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