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Thread: Say what you like about New York
07-22-2004, 06:07 PM #1Regular Guest
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But can you say this about your home baseball team???
Fervently anti-war, Carlos Delgado quietly carried out his personal protest this season, refusing to stand when "God Bless America" was played at ballparks across the majors.
The Blue Jays played at Yankee Stadium for the first time this year on Wednesday night. It's the only park in the majors where "God Bless America" has been played every game since the Sept. 11 attacks, a fiercely patriotic place where active military members are still admitted free.
"I don't think that will be received too well," Yankees manager Joe Torre predicted Wednesday before the opener of the two-game series. "Just when Bob Sheppard starts announcing 'God Bless America,' they start applauding. If you do call attention to that, it won't be popular."
It sure wasn't. ...
07-22-2004, 06:19 PM #2
It shows a complete lack of class or a distinct lack of maturity. In either case, I have zero respect for this individual.There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action....Mark Twain
07-22-2004, 07:45 PM #3
ship his sorry ass back to puerto rico..... or cuba. he makes more in a week than most people do in a life... what a waste.Life goes on long after the thrill of living is gone.