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Stow: 'I'd rather eat feces than a Dodger Dog'

Posted on: June 28, 2011 12:52 pm
Edited on: June 28, 2011 1:27 pm
 
By Matt Snyder

Now that TMZ uncovered a video of beating victim Bryan Stow arguing with Dodgers fans in the crowd back on Opening Day -- before being jumped from behind and beaten into a coma by a pair of Dodgers fans in the parking lot -- the story continues to grow.

The latest revelation is that the man arguing with Stow in the video has text messaged about Stow's behavior before the assault.

Juan Banda, who was arguing with Stow during the game, reportedly told his friends to watch his back as he got up for a bit, but nothing happened. Banda also said "[Stow] did have a mouth, though!"

The major quote from the exchange is that Stow told Banda, "I'd rather eat my own feces than eat a Dodger Dog," to which Banda said Stow crossed the line. Banda also pointed out, "maybe [Stow] said the wrong thing to the wrong guys!" (all quotes via text messages recovered by TMZ.com)

OK, well, I guess that's possible.

It's possible he said far worse to incite the assailants and no witness has come forward to tell authorities, but if the only thing he said is he'd rather eat crap than a hot dog, is that really worth jumping the guy?

He apparently didn't even use profanity when he said it. I understand we're trying to get both sides of the story and that it's possible Stow wasn't a complete angel for the entire game. But exchanging words about Dodger Dogs doesn't make it acceptable for two guys to jump one from behind and beat him within an inch of his life.

That doesn't add up.

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Comments

Since: Sep 16, 2007
Posted on: June 28, 2011 2:59 pm
 

Stow: 'I'd rather eat feces than a Dodger Dog'

So it is presented as though Stow hunted these two thugs down, cornered them, then without anything being said by the  perps he insulted the dodger (small case intended) dog.  Whereupon, they beat him near death.  Sounds like typical dodger fans, especially since McCourt bought the team.  As a point of fact, having lived most of my  life in LA I have attended many games (mostly before McCourt)and the dodger dog sucks and is over priced. Don't tell the gang bangers or they will torch my neighborhood.  Tongue out



Since: Aug 21, 2006
Posted on: June 28, 2011 2:49 pm
 

Stow: 'I'd rather eat feces than a Dodger Dog'

A guy is in a coma and folks are talking crap about what a Dodger fan and a Giants fan either said or did not say when the man Stow cant defend himself. Ya your some bright ones there, like seeing your name in the news taking credit for the crime eh! I would not go to Dodger stadium and stuff the Dodger dog.



Since: Aug 30, 2006
Posted on: June 28, 2011 2:16 pm
 

Stow: 'I'd rather eat feces than a Dodger Dog'

If Banda is involved this is another example of pure genius. I think I'll go and kick the crap out of someone, put them in the hospital while I'm wearing a personalized jersey with my name on back just so the authorities will know who did it. Good job Dodger fan.



Since: May 15, 2011
Posted on: June 28, 2011 2:14 pm
 

Stow: 'I'd rather eat feces than a Dodger Dog'

There has been some good shit written about this story.  



Since: Apr 15, 2008
Posted on: June 28, 2011 2:03 pm
 

Stow: 'I'd rather eat feces than a Dodger Dog'

btw my reply was directly to ravens98 point.



Since: Feb 18, 2008
Posted on: June 28, 2011 2:02 pm
 

Stow: 'I'd rather eat feces than a Dodger Dog'

Here's a good joke.  Speaking of O.J.  Do you know why O.J. was fleeing for Louisiana?  He knew that authorities would never find a Heisman Trophy winner there.  LOL!



Since: Apr 15, 2008
Posted on: June 28, 2011 1:57 pm
 

Stow: 'I'd rather eat feces than a Dodger Dog'

Perfectly said..............the 800 lb. gorilla (sizable % of Doyer fans) in the room nobody EVER wants to talk about is the influx of gang members who.......until the Raiders start up again........make Dodger Stadium their meeting place to have "their kind of fun". The media will never report this for fear LA goes into OJ mode again!



Since: Apr 25, 2011
Posted on: June 28, 2011 1:56 pm
 

Stow: 'I'd rather eat feces than a Dodger Dog'

Legally, it doesn't matter what Stow said. The two guys who jumped him should be charged with attempted murder. End of story.



Since: Apr 25, 2011
Posted on: June 28, 2011 1:56 pm
 

Stow: 'I'd rather eat feces than a Dodger Dog'

Legally, it doesn't matter what Stow said. The two guys who jumped him should be charged with attempted murder. End of story.



Since: Jul 27, 2010
Posted on: June 28, 2011 1:55 pm
 

Stow: 'I'd rather eat feces than a Dodger Dog'

There are very VERY VERY few things, if anything at all, that a person could say that could even be legitimately considered bad enough to deserve any beating, let alone one that severe. Having something mean done or said to you in no way gives you the right to do anything physical. It may give you somewhat of an excuse and a bit of understanding from the outside observer, but that doesnt change the fact that you acted like an animal without any control over yourself. There's too much of a "well he deserved it" mentality around that everyone feels they can create their own "justice" and the more people let it just pass on by, the worse it will become. Take accountability of your actions and learn to be a reasonable human. 


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