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Pedro Martinez Says Manny Ramirez Gave Red Sox Players Viagra During 2004 Playoffs

I mean, it worked, right?

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In 2004, the Red Sox were down 3–0 to the Yankees in the ALCS. The team began taking "shots" before the game, and Pedro describes the "concoction" as the following:

-Mamajuana, a herbal aphrodiasiac liquor that Manny brought back from Brazil

-Gin

-Honey

-Wine

According to Pedro, Manny added another special ingredient:


"Three 100mgs of Viagra."

So, according to Pedro, the guys recruited Ellis Burks, who was in the last season of his career and not in the day's lineup, to test the liquor and Viagra cocktail:

Watch Pedro's full segment on Manny here:

Lindsey Adler is a sports reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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