Re: Peter Gammons calls Josh Hamilton a potential future star..
Originally Posted by Chip R
Basically his dad controlled everything he did when he was a kid. For example, he couldn't eat cake at another kid's birthday party because it had refined sugar in it. Todd wasn't allowed to eat fast food at all because it wasn't good for him. Todd's dad, Marv, was basically trying to make Todd into an NFL QB literally from the cradle. Now who knows if Todd would have turned out the same had Marv been a normal father but one could make an argument that once Todd got a taste of freedom from his dad, he did all the things he wasn't allowed to do and went overboard. Perhaps the same could be said about Josh.
Todd had a younger brother who was being raised the same way, I wonder how he turned out?
I was in the ORG once, best 6 months of my life.