The former NFL quarterback was on the "Boomer and Carton" radio show when the topic turned to Mets 2nd baseman Daniel Murphy, who missed 2 games this week to be with his wife after his son was born.
Boomer acknowledged that Murphy has a legal right to miss work -- but says, "Bottom line, that's not me. I wouldn't do that."
"Quite frankly I woulda said C-section before the season starts, I need to be at Opening Day. I'm sorry."
Boomer continued, "This is what makes our money, this is how we're gonna live our life. This is gonna give my child every opportunity to be a success in life. I'll be able to afford any college I wanna send my kid to because I'm a baseball player."
Athletes SHOULDN'T Take Paternity Leave
'I'd Get a C-Section Before the Season'
4/3/2014 6:59 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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