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Buehrle's commute lengthened due to pitbull ban

Posted on: January 7, 2012 1:54 pm
 
By Matt Snyder

Mark Buehrle pitched 12 seasons in Chicago. He amassed almost 2,500 regular-season innings for the White Sox over that time period, so he was obviously comfortable in Chicago. He could even keep a pitbull at home. That last part may not have seemed like a big deal before, but it evidently is now. Buehrle signed with the Miami Marlins last month, but -- as long as he wants to keep his 18-month-old pitbull, Slater -- he'll have to live outside Miami-Dade County. That county has outlawed pitbulls.

“It’s kind of ridiculous that because of the way a dog looks, people will ban it," Buehrle said (Fish Tank). "Every kind of dog has good and bad, and that depends on the handlers. If you leave a dog outside all the time, it’ll be crazy. Slater would never do anything harmful."

So, instead, Buehrle will commute from one county over.

Pitbull controversies, Carlos Zambrano, Ozzie Guillen, weird new uniforms, a gigantic fish tank, a catcher who rescues old ladies from a car accident, a fake Twitter reporter ... the new Marlins really do have it all.

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Comments

Since: Jun 3, 2010
Posted on: January 7, 2012 3:54 pm
 

Buehrle's commute lengthened due to pitbull ban

Use the link feature (looks like a chain) after you highlight text. Then the text will be hyperlinked and not broken.



Since: Jan 7, 2012
Posted on: January 7, 2012 3:48 pm
 

Buehrle's commute lengthened due to pitbull ban

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/2/en

d-pitbull-ban/

(Trying again without the break in the link)

Help educate Miami-Dade about this unnecessary ban.

CDC and Veterinary Associations oppose breed-specific bans, and this one ignores the valuable benefits of Pit Bulls.




Since: Jan 7, 2012
Posted on: January 7, 2012 3:43 pm
 

Buehrle's commute lengthened due to pitbull ban

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/2/en

d-pitbull-ban/

Help educate Miami-Dade about this unnecessary ban.

CDC and Veterinary Associations oppose breed-specific bans, and this one ignores the valuable benefits of Pit Bulls.






Since: Jul 9, 2008
Posted on: January 7, 2012 2:29 pm
 

Buehrle's commute lengthened due to pitbull ban

Ban Pitbulls but let illegals run around at will.  Sounds reasonable to me. 


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