CC Sabathia Claims He Used To Drink Whenever He Wasn’t Pitching

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CC Sabathia used to drink a shocking amount of alcohol.

Sabathia’s struggles with alcohol are well-known and they’re covered in his upcoming book “Till the End.” It turns out they might have been worse than you thought. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)

During an interview with “CBS This Morning,” the former New York Yankees star said, “I would pitch, and then the next three days, I would drink. So the day after, right after I came out of the game, I would need a drink and would drink the next three days, and I would take two days off, pitch and do it all over again. So I kind of had a routine where I would normalize drinking for three days, like a bender, and would detox myself, be able to pitch — and do it all over again.”

Furthermore, it’s revealed in the book that he once woke up naked after a party at Jay-Z’s place and urinated his bed on his wedding night, according to the same report.

Fortunately, Sabathia has been sober for years, and he’s doing much better in life. After many dark struggles, he’s finally taking care of himself.

Substance abuse can be a terrible thing to deal with, and Sabathia clearly had some serious issues. Drinking around the clock when you’re not working is a sign of a serious issue.

Hopefully, his story can serve as an example for other people looking to get clean. Props to him for finally figuring it out.