First baseman Delgado, 36, applied for a permit to carry a gun - which was denied - but was granted permission to keep one in his Upper East Side apartment, according to a source familiar with the process . . . To qualify for [New York City] carry permits, applicants must show documented threats against them or prove that they routinely transport cash or valuables in business.I'm a big flamin' librul and everything, but this piecemeal gun regulation is a load of crud. My old man has never had an enemy, never has any cash, and is prone to shakes and stress and nervous outbursts and all manner of things that don't go well with guns, yet he has a conceal carry permit by dint of living in the Great State of Ohio. Meanwhile, between April and June of this year, there may not have been anyone in greater danger of being assaulted on the streets of New York than Carlos Delgado, yet he can't arm himself.