Originally created 11/27/05

You're always the last to know...

"After being notified of the situation and after researching the matter ... I came to the conclusion that I was not drafted by the A's. When I saw that program in 1967, I was convinced I was drafted, and it stayed with me all these years. I never tried to embellish this. I never tried to mask it."

- New Mexico governor and potential presidential candidate Bill Richardson, on the revelation that his resume has, for years, mistakenly claimed that he was drafted by the then-Major League Baseball's Kansas City Athletics, now located in Oakland, Calif. A recent investigation by the Albuquerque Journal turned up the discrepancy.


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