And nothing but the (baseball) truth

Our veteran scribe unburdens himself of the sordid transgressions in his past

Originally Published: January 23, 2013
By Jim Caple | ESPN.com

They say that confession is good for the soul; and as Oprah and Lance Armstrong demonstrated last week, it can also be good for the ratings. Although as Manti Te'o might have learned, an embarrassing revelation isn't necessarily good for your NFL draft position.

With that in mind, I hereby confess to the following:

I've never claimed my fictitious Internet girlfriend was dead, nor have I ever been catfished. I was, however, Trout-fished. Let me explain.

When I was just starting ...

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