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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: May 12, 2008
Posted on: April 1, 2011 9:19 pm
 

Dodgers fans 'critically' beat Giants fan

Are you for real?  Did you trade in your white hood for a laptop?  Your posts are truly a sad reflection of your lack of intellect.  Good luck with the cross burning this weekend. 


smarter_than_u
Since: Nov 29, 2010
Posted on: April 1, 2011 9:13 pm
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Since: Dec 19, 2006
Posted on: April 1, 2011 9:05 pm
 

Dodgers fans 'critically' beat Giants fan

I love simplistic racists like yourself. You are a stain at best.


smarter_than_u
Since: Nov 29, 2010
Posted on: April 1, 2011 9:03 pm
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Since: Dec 7, 2007
Posted on: April 1, 2011 8:52 pm
 

Dodgers fans 'critically' beat Giants fan

How can we educate our people to be more ethical? What can we do to stifle this kind of rage? I watch baseball to forget about this kind of stupidity. This is like a knife in the heart of all baseball fans, not just Giants fans.




Since: May 12, 2008
Posted on: April 1, 2011 8:49 pm
 

Dodgers fans 'critically' beat Giants fan

As a Giants fan, I can state a facts about Dodger fans:
1) They show up late to home games and leave early (last night's game was perfect example).
2) They live in the past.  Last World Series title was in the 80's! 
3) Their ownership is not committed to winning.
4) MOST of the fans I see at a Giants home game, mind you, these are the guys with their Dodger gear on, stand up at every chance they get and say "LOOK AT ME!" 

As a person, I can state facts about this tragic event:
1) this was a terrible crime
2) these criminals need to be arrested and brought to justice
3) I hope the victim(s) recover
4) Surely not all Dodger fans are this way but I do think those who witnessed this need step up and help capture these thugs.

Now, I wonder:
1) where was security?
2) did I read that their is video for this?  If so, the terrible person who captured this on video should have put down their damn phone and either helped the victims are gone for help...how can they live with themselves?

As a baseball fan:
1) I am sad for the game.  Clearly these people were either overserved and looking for a fight.  NOTHING a person says at a sporting event merits a beating like this.  I have traveled to many venues, wearing my visitng team hat and have never been more than heckled a bit... in a good way! 

It is sad that this happened.  It is sad that some of these posts insinuate that the vicitim(s) deserved it or had it coming. 

The Dodgers are in disarray with their ownership issues, this only hurts what little positive public image they have.

What a dreadful day for the Dodgers organization.  I hope the victims heal and these criminals are caught.




Since: Dec 29, 2006
Posted on: April 1, 2011 8:37 pm
 

Dodgers fans 'critically' beat Giants fan

that isn't funny to anyone



Since: Apr 1, 2011
Posted on: April 1, 2011 8:23 pm
 

Dodgers fans 'critically' beat Giants fan

im glad to see that so many people see this as such an atrocious acts like i do. who are they to represent the dodgers in such a way. im a giants fan and have no problem with dodgers fans. im palestinian and have no problem with jews lol. just because people are different or from different places doen't make them any different than the people in your area. And for nobody to step in shows how may p*****s there are out there. a group of guys can't push off 2 drunks guys. i thought LA was tough.



Since: Feb 26, 2008
Posted on: April 1, 2011 8:22 pm
 

Dodgers fans 'critically' beat Giants fan

It's just a game. This is sad



Since: Dec 4, 2007
Posted on: April 1, 2011 8:17 pm
 

Dodgers fans 'critically' beat Giants fan

YOU ARE A TYPICAL SPANKIE AZZHOLE!!!!!!!


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