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Josh Hamilton voluntarily surrendered to the Texas police after being accused in September of injuring one of his three daughters

Josh Hamilton voluntarily surrendered to the Texas police after being accused in September of injuring one of his three daughters

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Josh Hamilton voluntarily surrendered to the Texas police after being accused in September of injuring one of his three daughters

Retired Major League All-Star Josh Hamilton voluntarily surrendered to the Texas police after being accused of injuring one of his three daughters in September by throwing a chair in her legs and beating her with a closed fist.

According to Dallas CBS branch, 38-year-old Hamilton, a former member of the Texas Rangers, turned around & was released on a $ 35,000 bond, according to which he would have no contact with his prosecutor. Later, according to CBS 11, that provision was extended to every child under the age of 17.

According to a police statement, Hamilton's daughter told Keller police that he was going on a disaster on September 30. She says she made a remark to Hamilton that upset him, so he threw a full bottle of water at her, hit her in the chest, then began to curse and yell at her.

She says she apologized, but Hamilton still threw her over his shoulder, carried her to her room, threw her on her bed, pressed her head against the mattress and slammed her legs, leaving scratches on his nails. At one point, she claimed, he lifted her by her sweatshirt, ripping it.

According to the arrest statement, she said Hamilton hit her with both an open hand and a closed fist.

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Eventually, according to the statement, Hamilton reportedly told her: & I hope you go to court and tell him what a terrible father I am, so I don't have to see you anymore and you don't & # 39; I never have to come to my house again. & # 39;

His lawyer has released a statement denying the allegations: & Josh Hamilton voluntarily surrendered to the Tarrant County authorities today. Mr. Hamilton is innocent of the charges against him and looks forward to clearing his name in court. & # 39;

A spokesperson for the Tarrant County Courthouse did not immediately respond to Daily Mail's request for confirmation.

Hamilton has three daughters with his now former wife Katie Chadwick. According to The Dallas Morning News, the two divorced in 2015 after Hamilton, who fought publicly with drug and alcohol problems, suffered a relapse.

The Morning News reported On Wednesday, Chadwick asked for a protective order against Hamilton on behalf of one of their three daughters.

According to the CBS branch of Dallas, 38-year-old Hamilton, a former member of the Texas Rangers, turned around & noon and was released for a $ 35,000 bond, according to which he would not contact his prosecutor to have. Later, according to CBS 11, that provision was extended to every child under the age of 17

According to the CBS branch of Dallas, 38-year-old Hamilton, a former member of the Texas Rangers, turned around & noon and was released for a $ 35,000 bond, according to which he would not contact his prosecutor to have. Later, according to CBS 11, that provision was extended to every child under the age of 17

According to the CBS branch of Dallas, 38-year-old Hamilton, a former member of the Texas Rangers, turned around & noon and was released for a $ 35,000 bond, according to which he would not contact his prosecutor to have. Later, according to CBS 11, that provision was extended to every child under the age of 17

His lawyer has released a statement denying the allegations: & Josh Hamilton voluntarily surrendered to the Tarrant County authorities today. Hamilton is innocent of the charges against him and looks forward to erasing his name in court & # 39;
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His lawyer has released a statement denying the allegations: & Josh Hamilton voluntarily surrendered to the Tarrant County authorities today. Hamilton is innocent of the charges against him and looks forward to erasing his name in court & # 39;

His lawyer has released a statement denying the allegations: & Josh Hamilton voluntarily surrendered to the Tarrant County authorities today. Hamilton is innocent of the charges against him and looks forward to erasing his name in court & # 39;

The Texas Rangers, for whom Hamilton played five seasons, issued a statement on Wednesday: & # 39; The Texas Rangers take the issue of family violence very seriously. We are aware of the situation with Josh Hamilton. As this is an ongoing legal issue, we have no further comments. & # 39;

Hamilton & # 39; s baseball career included five All-Star selections, but was also known for his addiction issues.

Hamilton was named American League MVP in 2010 while playing for the Rangers

Hamilton was named American League MVP in 2010 while playing for the Rangers

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Hamilton was named American League MVP in 2010 while playing for the Rangers

After being drafted with the first overall choice of the 1999 MLB draft, Hamilton struggled in the minors, was sent to the Betty Ford Center for drug rehabilitation and finally passed several drug tests before being suspended by the team.

But after three years away from the game, Hamilton finally made his Major League-debut with the Cincinnati Reds in 2007, finishing the year with an impressive 19 home run and a .292 batting average.

The following season went really well with Hamilton after he signed in Texas, where he was later called the American League MVP later in 2010. He also played with the Anaheim Angels for two seasons before returning to Texas for his final season in 2015.

He also suffered drug and alcohol relapse that season, according to multiple reports.

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& # 39; I hope people saw me as just … a real person, a person, with his struggles and challenges like everyone else, & # 39; Hamilton wrote in an open letter before being initiated into the Texas Rangers Hall of Fame. & # 39; I tried not to pretend that I was Superman, or that I was above someone and couldn't do anything wrong. I just tried to do my best and be honest about what I went through. & # 39;

Hamilton, who struggled with drug and alcohol problems during his career, was eventually admitted to the Texas Rangers Hall of Fame. & # 39; I hope people see me as just ... a real person, a person, with his struggles and challenges like everyone else, & # 39; Hamilton wrote in an open letter before his introduction. & # 39; I tried not to pretend that I was Superman, or that I was above someone and couldn't do anything wrong. I just tried to do my best and be honest about what I went through & # 39;

Hamilton, who struggled with drug and alcohol problems during his career, was eventually admitted to the Texas Rangers Hall of Fame. & # 39; I hope people see me as just ... a real person, a person, with his struggles and challenges like everyone else, & # 39; Hamilton wrote in an open letter before his introduction. & # 39; I tried not to pretend that I was Superman, or that I was above someone and couldn't do anything wrong. I just tried to do my best and be honest about what I went through & # 39;

Hamilton, who struggled with drug and alcohol problems during his career, was eventually admitted to the Texas Rangers Hall of Fame. & # 39; I hope people see me as just … a real person, a person, with his struggles and challenges like everyone else, & # 39; Hamilton wrote in an open letter before his introduction. & # 39; I tried not to pretend that I was Superman, or that I was above someone and couldn't do anything wrong. I just tried to do my best and be honest about what I went through & # 39;

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