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Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Triple A fan throws peanuts at Brandon Inge

Brandon Inge is trying to make his way back to the majors with the Pirates by playing at Triple-A and last night he almost got into a fight with a Toledo Mud Hens fan throwing peanuts at him.

The Chronicles of Reddick Posted: April 17, 2013 at 01:43 PM | 18 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. AndrewJ Posted: April 17, 2013 at 06:18 PM (#4417252)
Shades of Ty Cobb going into the stands against handless Claude Lueker ("I don't care if if he doesn't have any feet!") in 1912.
   2. Danny Posted: April 17, 2013 at 06:29 PM (#4417256)
"At least it wasn't banana chips" - Felix Pie.
   3. BDC Posted: April 17, 2013 at 06:54 PM (#4417274)
Peanuts?? Reminds me of Buck Brannaman, the "horse whisperer": "hitting a horse with this flag is like spanking you with a sock."
   4. The Yankee Clapper Posted: April 17, 2013 at 07:11 PM (#4417285)
Toledo is the Tigers’ Triple-A affiliate and Inge played there in 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2008, 2011, and 2012. You’d think maybe all that time in Toledo playing for the home team would make him immune to peanut targeting, but I guess not.

Perhaps someone holds a grudge from Inge's earlier Toledo tenure.
   5. Howie Menckel Posted: April 17, 2013 at 08:06 PM (#4417343)

This story made me cr-Inge.

   6. Gonfalon B. Posted: April 17, 2013 at 08:37 PM (#4417375)
Brandon Inge is trying to make his way back to the majors with the Pirates by playing at Triple-A

He'll be back in a Jif.
   7. Rennie's Tenet Posted: April 17, 2013 at 09:58 PM (#4417476)
This situation apparently got out of hand, some confrontation and Indy outfielder Jerry Sands was suspended for entering the stands.
   8. Bob Tufts Posted: April 17, 2013 at 11:42 PM (#4417578)
The last time I checked, throwing objects at someone could be considered assault......time to taser some more fans!
   9. Gonfalon B. Posted: April 18, 2013 at 12:37 AM (#4417594)
The last time I checked, throwing objects at someone could be considered assault.

Naturally. Peanuts taste terrible without assault.
   10. Baldrick Posted: April 18, 2013 at 01:25 AM (#4417623)
Der ver zwei peanuts, valking down der strasse, and von vas . . . assaulted! peanut.
   11. Walt Davis Posted: April 18, 2013 at 04:58 AM (#4417668)
Maybe he's allergic.

In or out of shell?

I mean it's always fun until somebody loses an eye.
   12. AJMcCringleberry Posted: April 18, 2013 at 06:53 AM (#4417680)
And a barrage of peanuts now knocking Brandon unconscious. This is a black day for baseball.
   13. Crosseyed and Painless Posted: April 18, 2013 at 09:04 AM (#4417721)
I'd give very good odds it was a Tigers fan doing that. There's this small minority of Tigers fans that LOVE Inge for being Inge, and then there's another, louder minority of Tigers fans that hate his guts because he's the WORST PLAYER EVAR and some fans still like him anyway.
   14. Bug Selig Posted: April 18, 2013 at 09:06 AM (#4417723)
Triple A fan throws peanuts at Brandon Inge


You throw Inge sliders, not peanuts. No wonder this fan is still in AAA.
   15. Shooty Survived the Shutdown of '14! Posted: April 18, 2013 at 09:08 AM (#4417726)
You throw Inge sliders, not peanuts. No wonder this fan is still in AAA.

Sheeeeeeeyyyyiiiiitttttttt.
   16. Bug Selig Posted: April 18, 2013 at 09:14 AM (#4417735)
There's this small minority of Tigers fans that LOVE Inge for being Inge, and then there's another, louder minority of Tigers fans that hate his guts because he's the WORST PLAYER EVAR and some fans still like him anyway.


I hated him because he was an average player who thought the franchise needed to cater to him. Let's not forget, he questioned the Tigers acquisition of Pudge, because the catcher's job was his. At the time, he had over 900PA of .198/.249/.314 suckitude to his "credit".
   17. snowles Posted: April 18, 2013 at 02:51 PM (#4418195)
And a barrage of peanuts now knocking Brandon unconscious. This is a black day for baseball.


Youtubey goodness Thanks, I needed that today :)
   18. BourbonSamurai Is a Lazy Nogoodnik Posted: April 18, 2013 at 02:59 PM (#4418205)

You throw Inge sliders, not peanuts. No wonder this fan is still in AAA.


Excellent.

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