Former Bluefish Catcher Awarded $940k in Offerman Suit

The verdict is in on the case involving Johnathan Nathans, the former Bridgeport Bluefish catcher who was injured during a game when former major leaguer Jose Offerman infamously charged the mound while swinging his bat after being hit by a pitch.  Nathans was awarded $940k by a jury in Connecticut federal court.  While Offerman was found to be […]

Friday Sports Briefs

Danbury Whalers Pay Tribute to Newtown The Danbury Whalers are paying tribute to the victims from Newtown, Connecticut.  Danbury CEO and Managing Partner Herm Sorcher issued an eloquent statement detailing the team’s efforts to assist their neighbors in Newtown, which include a teddy bear collection and fund-raiser.  The team will also be wearing a special patch recognizing Newtown […]

Profile of John Nathans: Former Bluefish Catcher, Plaintiff in Offerman Suit

Stan Grossfeld of the Boston Globe profiled John Nathans, the former Bridgeport Bluefish catcher injured when former major leaguer Jose Offerman charged the mound after being hit by a pitch.  Nathans sued Offerman in federal court in Connecticut, and reportedly seeks $4.8 million in damages from Offerman and his former team, the Long Island Ducks. […]