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Old 04-28-2013, 10:21 AM
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Originally Posted by Brian26 View Post
Huh, what?

If I see a guy not running out a ball to first base or dropping easy flyballs in rightfield because he refused to pull his sunglasses off his hat, I am probably going to call him on it. Has nothing to do with his skin color. I would say the same thing about Adam Dunn in 2011, but since he struck out about 50% of the time he came to the plate, "running balls out" was not really an issue.

Tread carefully on those kind of statements.
Seriously. If there is one area where most people don't even notice race, it's pro sports.

NOTE: I am not pretending there have not been racial incidents.
Ridiculousness across all sports:

(1) "You have no valid opinion because you never played the game."
(2) "Stats are irrelevant. This guy just doesn't know how to win."
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