Yet another Josh Hamilton-Whitney Houston column

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On Monday we watched Patrick Rishe of Forbes, in much the way we’d watch a car wreck, make a hamfisted comparison between Josh Hamilton and Whitney Houston.  I figured no one else would touch that, but I guess I figured wrong.

Jen Engel of Foxsports.com has one today. It’s nowhere near as bad as Rishe’s. Indeed, it says some decent things about addiction. And Whitney Houston for that matter.  I just don’t know why they go together other than “famous addicts each in the news in the past couple of weeks.”

There are a lot of ballplayers who struggled with addiction. I’d have to figure that their examples are far more relevant to Josh Hamilton than Whitney Houston’s is.