The Tony Montana of baseball.
Esteban Loaiza had it all. He was a successful MLB pitcher that had his whole entire life ahead of him. The world was his oyster. But, he chose poppies over oysters.
Esteban was a 2-time MLB All-Star and 14 season veteran when his career ended. But his life took a dark turn after he was arrested for driving at 120 mph in his Ferrari on an Oakland area freeway. Loaiza got hit with a 3-year probation sentence, then his life spiraled out of control.
Loaiza didn’t learn from his past mistakes, continuing to get pulled over for speeding and driving under the influence over the years. Lambos, Maseratis, Ferraris, etc.
His former manager Joe Torre in Oakland said: