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Sunday, January 13, 2013

Sister of Roger Clemens takes to Twitter to vent about negative remarks made by Goose Gossage

As I was just throwing up out Goose’s name…

“Mrs. J,” as Johnson calls herself on Twitter, fired back on Thursday: “Seriously,” she wrote, “what is wrong with Goose Gossage. Every time something is mentioned about HOF and Clemens, he mouths off.”

“I had to look to see if the guy was in the HOF,” she tweeted later that day. “Apparently in 2008. Point is, he doesn’t know jack squat about the facts in the case.”

A Washington jury, of course, acquitted Clemens of perjury charges last year. Federal prosecutors, of course, said Clemens lied when he told Congress in 2008 that he had never used steroids.

“But he runs his mouth like he has factual evidence against Clemens,” Johnson complained on Twitter. “If he does then he needs to bring it forward or shut the hell up.”

“5-1/2 years of the FEDERAL GOVT chasing Clemens and (Brian) McNamee having the full weight of the govt behind his statements. and they HAD NOTHING,” Mrs. J said.

“So, in the most polite and frank way, you Goose Gossage are NOT GOD,” Johnson concluded. “So shut your trap. #lesmiserables”

Repoz Posted: January 13, 2013 at 12:09 AM | 15 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Dale Sams Posted: January 13, 2013 at 12:23 AM (#4345998)
“5-1/2 years of the FEDERAL GOVT chasing Clemens and (Brian) McNamee having the full weight of the govt behind his statements. and they HAD NOTHING,” Mrs. J said.
“So, in the most polite and frank way, you Goose Gossage are NOT GOD,” Johnson concluded. “So shut your trap. #lesmiserables”


Jesus analogies are so passe. So now Clemens is Jean Valjean?
   2. SoSH U at work Posted: January 13, 2013 at 12:29 AM (#4346000)
I like her.

   3. Gonfalon Bubble Posted: January 13, 2013 at 12:30 AM (#4346001)
I'll bet George Brett would have slugged worse against God.
   4. Repoz Posted: January 13, 2013 at 12:33 AM (#4346002)
Goose Gossage has become Bob Feller...save the pitching record, war record, and Matt Bottcher's record.
   5. Ray (RDP) Posted: January 13, 2013 at 12:47 AM (#4346005)
I was going to say that family members never provide all that much help to the person they're defending... but in this case, she manages to rightly make Gossage look like the small, petty individual that he is.

   6. Morty Causa Posted: January 13, 2013 at 01:09 AM (#4346006)
Funny, but I find it especially touching when sisters stand up for brothers.
   7. Transmission Posted: January 13, 2013 at 01:20 AM (#4346009)
"Of course" is such a grating, unnecessary phrase in each instance.

And I'm now more a fan of Mrs J than I ever was of her brother.
   8. Ray (RDP) Posted: January 13, 2013 at 01:46 AM (#4346016)
“I had to look to see if the guy was in the HOF,” she tweeted later that day.


Lol.
   9. Yastrzemski in left. Posted: January 13, 2013 at 02:50 AM (#4346028)
The Hall of Fame started as a gimmick. It'll end as one.

Someone please open another.

Somewhere warm.

   10. Howie Menckel Posted: January 13, 2013 at 08:16 AM (#4346052)

McNamee shot up Clemens' wife with HGH, she has acknowledged. Now I wonder if he overdosed the sister with something else - this sounds like 'roid rage....

   11. RMc's Got a Lot of Trouble at Stake Posted: January 13, 2013 at 08:32 AM (#4346056)
The Hall of Fame started as a gimmick. It'll end as one.

Someone please open another.

Somewhere warm.


How about this one?
   12. Never Give an Inge (Dave) Posted: January 14, 2013 at 12:11 PM (#4346763)

I think it's weird that she refers to her brother by his last name.
   13. RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: January 14, 2013 at 12:24 PM (#4346771)
MUCHIE PEACHIE!
   14. Commissioner Bud Black Beltre Hillman Posted: January 14, 2013 at 01:38 PM (#4346825)
For lack of a more appropriate thread, and without comment:
15h darren rovell ?@darrenrovell
Best Upper Deck nugget I got: Every card #'d that ends in 69 in the 92 set was given that ending because of their porn star name.

darren rovell ?@darrenrovell
1992 Upper Deck #'d cards: 269 Dick Schofield, 469 John Wehner, 569 Heathcliff Slocumb, 769 Dickie Thon.

   15. SoSH U at work Posted: January 14, 2013 at 02:28 PM (#4346847)
For lack of a more appropriate thread, and without comment:


I think it would fit nicely in the Are Kids Today More Immature than Previous Generations? thread.

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