Wow, this is just foul and disgusting! Back in January, John Wetteland was arrested by police on a charge of child sex abuse.
According to reports, the former 1996 World Series MVP and member of the Texas Rangers Hall of Fame John Wetteland allegedly abused a 4-year-old relative. Read on from more…
CelebNSports247.com reports that authorities believe the abuse by John Wetteland continued at least two more times which first began back in 2004.
The Dallas Morning News reports:
Wetteland, 52, is accused of continuous sexual abuse of a child under the age of 14, according to Denton County jail records. The Trophy Club resident posted $25,000 bond and was released from custody the same day as his arrest.
He had forced a young relative to perform a sex act on him, according to the arrest warrant affidavit, beginning in 2004 when the child was just four years old.
The abuse occurred at Wetteland’s home in Bartonville, the affidavit stated. It happened twice more over a two-year period, the victim said.
Two months later and the former New York Yankees pitcher was indicted on charges of aggravated sexual assault of a child.
The NY Post reports:
Wetteland retired from baseball in 2000 and briefly served as the Washington Nationals’ pitching coach in 2006.
He later served as a high-school baseball coach at Liberty Christian School in Argyle, Texas, and then as the Seattle Mariners’ bullpen coach for two seasons.
While with Seattle, Wetteland was hospitalized for what police thought was a suicidal situation, although the Mariners later said it was because of an elevated heart rate.
OMG, so sick!