Former Red Sox All-Star Manny Ramirez Says He Has ‘Found God’, Has Enrolled in Seminary, and is Now a ‘Reformed Baptist’

FILE – In this May 3, 2007, file photo, Boston Red Sox’ Manny Ramirez connects on a two-run home run against the Seattle Mariners during the fourth inning in a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson, File)

Former Major League Baseball player Manny Ramirez is best known as one of the stars of the 2004 Red Sox team that broke the “Curse of the Bambino” by winning the World Series and for his on and off-the-field antics which led to the phrase “Manny being Manny.”

Now, Ramirez sees the damage he created through many of his selfish actions, has apologized to Boston fans, and revealed that he came to faith in Jesus and has enrolled in seminary to study the Bible.

Ramirez’s comments appeared in a Boston Globe article about his being honored by the Sports Museum in Boston at its annual “Tradition” event. Ramirez said he was sorry for selfishly forcing the Red Sox to trade him to the Dodgers just before the trade deadline in 2008.

He also apologized for taking performance-enhancing drugs and for a 2008 incident in which he pushed 64-year-old traveling secretary Jack McCormick to the ground over an issue with tickets when the club played the Astros in Houston. (He told the Boston Globe that he apologized to McCormick for pushing him down soon after the conflict in 2008.)

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Source: Christian Headlines