During my 18 years I came to bat almost 10,000 times. I struck out about 1,700 times and walked maybe 1,800 times. You figure a ballplayer will average about 500 at bats a season. That means I played seven years without ever hitting the ball. ~Mickey Mantle, 1970
The short time he spends in jail won't be a killer but losing his profession will. He'll likely lose his way of making a living after all of this.
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