Red Sox ‘Idiot’ Johnny Damon busted for DUI in FloridaFebruary 20, 2021
Johnny Damon looks like he had a rough night.
The former MLB star appeared dazed and glassy-eyed after being arrested in Windermere, Fla., on Friday morning. Damon is facing multiple charges, including driving under the influence and resisting arrest without violence. Damon, a founding member of the famed Red Sox Idiots crew of 2004, was arrested at approximately 8:15 AM and blew a blood alcohol level above .20. His wife, Michelle Mangan-Damon, is facing charges of battery on a law enforcement officer and resisting an officer with violence.
Damon, 47, was reportedly unsteady on his feet, slurring his words and smelled of alcohol. He admitted that he had “just a little bit” to drink while making a small pinching motion with his fingers, according to the report.
Damon spent 18 years in the big leagues, most memorably as a fan favorite with. the Boston Red Sox from 2002-2005, including their remarkable 2004 World Series title that broke the Curse of the Bambino. He also played four years with the Yankees and five other teams, finishing with 2,769 hits.
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