Report: Koosman to plead on tax count
Former two-time All-Star pitcher Jerry Koosman will plead guilty to federal tax evasion this month, Bloomberg News Service has reported.
Koosman, a left-hander who won two World Series games for the "Miracle Mets" as they beat the Baltimore Orioles for the title in 1969, was charged in Madison, Wis., with a misdemeanor for failing to file a U.S. tax return for 2002, the report said.
"Right now, we're working and cooperating with the U.S. Attorney's Office in Madison," said Robert Bernhoft, Koosman's attorney. "After [April] 22nd, we'll be much freer to discuss the case."
He posted 20-win seasons twice, with the Mets and Twins, and he was an All-Star in 1968 and 1969 with the Mets.
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