The first day they were joking about Bucky [Bleeping] Dent, Cody says. "I just laugh along with it. Its all good humor.
When Cody Dent called his father to tell him Gators coach Kevin OSullivan wanted him to play summer ball here, just 15 miles from Fenway Park, the elder Dent was surprised.
I texted Sully and said, What are you trying to do, get my son killed? says the three-time All-Star and 1978 World Series MVP.
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