Two words: Explosive allegations.
That's what Paul Priore, a former New York Yankees equipment manager, is making with his new self-published tell-all book, Abused by the New York Yankees.
Priore is claiming that he was fired in 1997 because he's HIV-positive. Priore says he witnessed Derek Jeter and teammate Jorge Posada engage in sexual relations in the clubhouse sauna at the end of the 1995 season and that they allowed him to perform oral sex on them in exchange of keeping quiet, according to Deadspin.
Other allegations that Priore makes in the book include that late Yankees owner George Steinbrenner spied on players using hidden security clubhouse cameras, that outfielder Gerald Williams had sex with an underage concession-stand worker in a storage closet and both sluggers Cecil Fielder and Darryl Strawberry played baseball games drunk.
He even alleges that three pitchers, including Mariano Rivera, tried to sexually assault him with a baseball bat.
The same Deadspin report, though, says that Priore's accounts are flooded with inconsistencies and factual errors, making readers likely question the validity of what he's saying.
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