Former Yankees Pitcher CC Sabathia Opens Up About Alcohol Dependency In New Memoir ‘Till The End’


By Steve Overmyer

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Former Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia is opening up about his battle with alcoholism.

As CBS2’s Steve Overmyer reported, Sabathia penned a new tell-all book with the hope of ending the stigma surrounding the disease.

He came to New York with great fanfare in 2009 and immediately became a World Series champion, but CC Sabathia was hiding a secret.

“I was alcohol dependent from the first time I had a drink when I was 14 years old,” Sabathia said.

The retired pitcher, who is six years sober, joined our…click here to continue reading