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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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Comments

Since: Sep 19, 2008
Posted on: April 1, 2011 7:05 pm
 

Dodgers fans 'critically' beat Giants fan

Only at a Dodgers game.  The Raiders fans of MLB.  Just another day at the park in Chavez Latrine.  I guess if my team sucked as bad as the Dodgers I'd get a little aggro too.



Since: Oct 1, 2010
Posted on: April 1, 2011 7:02 pm
 

Dodgers fans 'critically' beat Giants fan

It's a game yall.  Baseball, basketball, football, soccer, etc.....  Let the soccer fans continue to beat each other silly like idiots and let's leave the american sports clean.  Deal?



The problem with LA is Americans dont live there anymore , it was over run a few years back .



Since: Mar 8, 2007
Posted on: April 1, 2011 6:57 pm
 

Dodgers fans 'critically' beat Giants fan

It would be "bloody Sunday" every week in LA if the NFL was there!




Since: May 6, 2007
Posted on: April 1, 2011 6:57 pm
 

Dodgers fans 'critically' beat Giants fan

Anyone beating somone over a sports team has got to be a mentally slow person living with his mom in her basement.  If this is truely an unprovoked account as is being reported then if they catch these two they should have the book thrown at them and if the guy lives he should sue them for every penny they have (or their moms) and every penny they will make in the future. 

I'm a sports fan and love my Sooners and Thunder.  I hate texas fans with a passion.  I'll smack talk back and forth with them all year and for years to come.  There is a line there though that a real man won't cross.  If you can't control yourself then your not really a man.  Just a punk who can't make it in life usually cause you don't know how to handle adult situations.  To any texas fans reading this I hope we whoop yall silly this year.  I also look forward to much smack talk being thrown around.  However when the games over and in the books i'll either dog ya if we win or expect to be trashed talked to death if we lose.  However mixed in all that there is still a mutual respect for the fan of the other team.   Hey, they are just a fan the same as I am.  I can't help they have some perverse love for the color burnt orange.  I know they wonder how someone like me can wanna bleed crimson though. 

It's a game yall.  Baseball, basketball, football, soccer, etc.....  Let the soccer fans continue to beat each other silly like idiots and let's leave the american sports clean.  Deal?





Since: Feb 25, 2008
Posted on: April 1, 2011 6:52 pm
 

Dodgers fans 'critically' beat Giants fan

Im a Giants fan who went to all the NLCS games in philly and the only thing that happened was trash talking, lame trash talkin at that, but this isnt the first attack on a giants fan in LA , this shit happened the last 2 years but nothing this bad, LA is a trash city filled with Millioniares and Ghetto trash theres no in between..



Since: Oct 1, 2010
Posted on: April 1, 2011 6:45 pm
 

Dodgers fans 'critically' beat Giants fan

You people that that leave comments are all racist!  Thats probley why why he got his A$$ kicked because he was probley being disrespectful and racist like you.  and see people in LA dont mess around, You only get your A$$ kicked out in LA when u deserve an ass kicking!
Idiot post of the day award ! congratz



Since: Jul 23, 2008
Posted on: April 1, 2011 6:44 pm
 

Dodgers fans 'critically' beat Giants fan

I've been to baseball games ALL OVER THE COUNTRY.  I've been to football games in Cleveland, Buffalo, Oakland, San Diego and more.  And I've been to NBA games at the Sports Arena & Staples in LA, Oakland, and Chicago.  And I know that you DON'T HAVE TO WEAR THE "COLORS" OF THE VISITING TEAM.  How do you equate "playing it safe" with "defending the thugs"? 
Actually, as I have visited these venues over the years I have bought hats, shirts, jerseys, etc bearing the colors or logos of the home team.  I do this because I am a sports fan before I am a fan of a particular team.  There is no rivalry worth getting angry or violent over other than the rivalry between good and evil, JESUS CHRIST and satan.

Reality is that it CAN be "a jungle out there."  I meant that in a light-hearted way as in "be careful, don't look for trouble."  I advised my family members who are Dolphins fans not to wear Dolphins hats or jerseys at Raiders games in Oakland.  It's just not worth it.

Maybe next time its your dumb ass who gets his head beaten and u might change your tone 

And (@DetroitBaller27) are you hoping my dumbass gets my head beaten?

When I go to games I do my best to avoid trouble.  And if I see trouble stirring I do something about it.  I notify security or if I can I try to calm down the situation.



Since: Apr 1, 2011
Posted on: April 1, 2011 6:29 pm
 

Dodgers fans 'critically' beat Giants fan

You people that that leave comments are all racist!  Thats probley why why he got his A$$ kicked because he was probley being disrespectful and racist like you.  and see people in LA dont mess around, You only get your A$$ kicked out in LA when u deserve an ass kicking!   



Since: Jan 30, 2008
Posted on: April 1, 2011 6:29 pm
 

Dodgers fans 'critically' beat Giants fan

Dodger fans?  How do you like the generalizations that are being made about your entire fanbase right now?  Do you think they are fair?
Welcome to what it feels like to be a Philly fan and have a few idiots ruin the reputation of millions of other good people.  That being said, I hope the Giants fans who were injured are able to recover quickly.




Since: Apr 1, 2011
Posted on: April 1, 2011 6:23 pm
 

Dodgers fans 'critically' beat Giants fan

Terrible?  I wouldn't live anywhere else in the world.  Usually it's the best places that attract the most people and with the most people comes the bad people.  In fact we don't need any more people so I would say please stay true to your word and stay out.


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