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Dodgers fans 'critically' beat Giants fan

Posted on: April 1, 2011 12:59 pm
Edited on: April 1, 2011 3:56 pm
 
By Matt Snyder

The Dodgers defeated the Giants on the field in Thursday night's season-opener, but apparently that wasn't enough for a pair of Dodgers fans.

LAPD is currently searching for two men who severely beat three men wearing Giants clothes following the game. The assailants were reportedly wearing Dodgers gear and followed the three Giants fans after the game. The attack, which was said to be unprovoked, occurred 8:30 p.m. PT in the parking lot. As the two were kicking and punching the victims, they were also reportedly yelling expletives about the Giants. One man is critically injured.

"The man suffered a serious head injury during the assault after the game,'' said Los Angeles Police Department Sgt. Sanford Rosenberg. (LA Times ).

Police are actually asking for the help of what they believe was a large group of witnesses to the beatings. Police Detective Larry Burcher said there was "nothing of great value" found on stadium security cameras and has asked anyone who recorded the incident on a cell phone or video camera to come forward with the evidence.

"We're very confident there were witnesses, it happened immediately following the game when everybody was coming out," Burcher said.

The Dodgers have issued a statement on the situation:

"It is extremely unfortunate that this incident took place on what was otherwise a great day at Dodgers Stadium for tens of thousands of fans. We're committed to having the most fan and family friendly environment in baseball and will continue to make that a top priority."

Let's hope the perpetrators of this sad and cowardly act are brought to justice. There's no place for this junk in being a fan of professional sports -- which are supposed to be fun.

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Since: Dec 6, 2006
Posted on: April 1, 2011 5:54 pm
 

Dodgers fans 'critically' beat Giants fan

Also helps you haven't had competitive team there in forever!!!



Since: Jan 24, 2011
Posted on: April 1, 2011 5:48 pm
 

Dodgers fans 'critically' beat Giants fan

california in general is terrible. i wouldnt even visit that scum of a state



Since: Nov 7, 2008
Posted on: April 1, 2011 5:47 pm
 

Dodgers fans 'critically' beat Giants fan

All i have to say is thank goodness i live in Canada and that i am a Blue Jays fan where I and any other supporter can go to a game and never feel even close to being threatened. That's not to say there isn't any American MLB teams where it would be the same but Canadians just seam to be a lot more peacefull. 



Since: May 3, 2007
Posted on: April 1, 2011 5:46 pm
 

Dodgers fans 'critically' beat Giants fan

Whomever posted that a Giants fan killed a Dodgers fan is wrong! It was the other way around! Dodger fans killed a Giants fan! It's these idiot gang bangers that make us real Dodger fans look bad!

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Since: Sep 1, 2009
Posted on: April 1, 2011 5:33 pm
 

Dodgers fans 'critically' beat Giants fan

I am a life long Los Angeles resident and die hard baseball fan.  Even though I am not a fan of the Dodgers, I have attended games at Dodger Stadium for the past 30 years.  I stopped going about 3 years ago due to the fans.  Nearly every game I attended the last couple years I was going had something happen.  Dodger Stadium is basically one giant gang gathering.  They look for people to pick on and gang up on them.  The last thing I saw that made up my mind was 3-4 dirtbags beating a 60 year old man because he was wearing a Mets hat. 

I would never take my kids there and I have no problem never going there the rest of my life even though its 30 minutes away.  It's a shame because it's a great place to watch a game and has great tradition. 


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Since: Nov 5, 2006
Posted on: April 1, 2011 5:33 pm
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Since: Feb 14, 2010
Posted on: April 1, 2011 5:25 pm
 

Dodgers fans 'critically' beat Giants fan

everone not all la fans are like that its just the stupid drunk retards that start everything.....idiots makng real la fans look bad



Since: May 15, 2010
Posted on: April 1, 2011 5:21 pm
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Since: Jan 31, 2007
Posted on: April 1, 2011 5:18 pm
 

Dodgers fans 'critically' beat Giants fan

Sad to say, you are safer at San Quentin than Dodger Stadium!!

Too bad for true blue Dodger fans, not even safe to take their kids to a game due to all the thugs and gang bangers!!

Go Phils!!!!!!!!!!



Since: Sep 14, 2006
Posted on: April 1, 2011 5:16 pm
 

Dodgers fans 'critically' beat Giants fan

u people in california are fruitcakes...but you also nuts!!!


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