01 May '11, 7am

Atlanta Pitching Coach Makes Anti-Gay Slur to San Francisco Giants Fans #p2 #topprog

Atlanta Pitching Coach Makes Anti-Gay Slur to San Francisco Giants Fans #p2 #topprog

Former New York Met Roger McDowell, currently a pitching coach for Major League Baseball’s Atlanta Braves, finds himself receiving huge media attention early in the season. The reason: homophobic slurs he made at a game last week before the first pitch was even thrown. To make matters a little more shall-we-say, queer, McDowell chose AT&T Park in San Francisco as the venue to let it fly. McDowell claims three fans were heckling him and he responded. The NY Daily News Reported: "Are you guys a homo couple or a threesome?" McDowell allegedly asked the unidentified fans, using a bat to simulate a sex act and thrusting his hips in a suggestive manner. Justin Quinn , 33, said he objected, shouting at McDowell that kids - including his twin 9-year-old daughters - were watching his ugly display. "Kids don't f------ belong at a baseball park," McDowell shot back as he approached m...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/civil-rights/blog/mlb-atlanta...

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