FANS RESPOND TO HARRELSON NEWS

At 73, Mets All-Star shortstop is battling Alzheimer's

It has been a long time since Bud Harrelson was the headline story in New York sports, decades in fact. But this morning, the former Mets All-Star shortstop was splashed across the back page of the New York Post beside the headline “Buddy’s Battle.”

HARRELSON DIAGNOSED WITH ALZ

New York Post
02.09.2018

New York Mets writer Bob Klapisch is reported former Mets shortstop Bud Harrelson has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s.

Klapisch wrote:

In October 2015, Harrelson was driving to his condo in Venice, Fla., where he visited after every baseball season. It was an annual trek — he knew the roads by heart.

Except this time.

“I had no idea where I was,” Harrelson said. “Scared the hell out of me.”

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