You can add lousy teammate to that list. In 2008, his one year in Chicago, Cabrera quickly got on the wrong side of his teammates and manager Ozzie Guillen. He displayed a selfish, 'me first" attitude that rubbed people on the team the wrong way. Several times after being charged with an error, Cabrera would call the official scorer on the phone, during the game, and lobby to get the error changed to a hit, or if it was a throwing error, to get it charged to first baseman Paul Konerko. This didn't sit well with the club, and they let it be known before the season even ended that Cabrera wouldn't be back.
"Look at it, man", he said as if he had read my thoughts. "they call it America, and they call it civilization, and they call it television, and they believe in it and salute it and sing songs to it and eat and sleep and die still believing in it, and---and---I don't know", he said, taking another drag, "then some time the Mets come along and win the World Series___" Gram Parsons, quoted by Stanley Booth in Dance With The Devil