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The Sheffield Manifesto

Gary Sheffield's personal manifesto teaches us about baseball's great conspiracy. Story

Updated: June 15, 2007, 12:33 PM ET
By Hruby & Snibbe | Page 2

"Once they see the tape, and they still suspend me, then we're going to talk about this conspiracy that's going on. If it ain't no conspiracy, then I shouldn't be suspended at all." -- Detroit Tigers designated hitter Gary Sheffield, on the eve of his June 2 three-game MLB suspension for confronting an umpire.

"I called it years ago. What I called is that you're going to see more black faces, but there ain't no English going to be coming out. ... [It's about] being able to tell [Latin players] ...

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