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. […]

Friday Sports Briefs: Baseball Edition

Offerman Faces Civil Suit  for Bat Attack Former Boston Red Sox and Long Island Ducks player Jose Offerman was sued in Connecticut federal court in connection with an on-field brawl in which he attacked the opposing pitcher and catcher with his baseball bat.  The catcher, John Nathans, is the plaintiff, and claims that he suffered permanent injuries that ended […]