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Lastings Milledge: The Mets' Wanted Man

Milledge Reads Everything About Himself

Not many players will admit to reading the papers, much less actively searching their own name on the Internet. Lastings Milledge does, and he even looks for the negative articles – scours them, prints them out. But why?

"I want to soak all of it up," Milledge said. "When they say that's my weakness, I don't want it to be my weakness anymore. They can have some good stuff that you really need to know. It might be that 90 percent of it is wrong. But what about that 10 percent? What if that can turn you around and makes you a Hall of Fame player? What if?" Last year was at times tumultuous and productive for...

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