Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

Monday, October 08, 2012

Two Maryland state troopers reportedly asked Jeter, Swisher for autographs during game

License, registration, gift basket, I ain’t got none.

The top of the ninth inning was pretty action-packed in the Yankees dugout Sunday night. Not only were the Bronx Bombers putting a five-spot on the board—pulling away for an eventual 7-2 victory—but two police officers asked Derek Jeter and Nick Swisher for autographs, according to the New York Post.

From the Post:

  “Swish was livid,’’ said a person who witnessed the stupid request.

  Asked if that ever happened before, Jeter said, “What do you think?”

Repoz Posted: October 08, 2012 at 04:54 PM | 14 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: orioles, yankees

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   1. BDC Posted: October 08, 2012 at 05:23 PM (#4259445)
OK, the libertarians are right. Police powers have gone too far.
   2. Accent Shallow Posted: October 08, 2012 at 05:49 PM (#4259510)
Jeter, I can understand. But Swisher? Really? He's a good player, but come on.
   3. The Chronicles of Reddick Posted: October 08, 2012 at 05:50 PM (#4259512)
Well this is one time where they didn't have the pull the "Do you know who I am?" card with police.
   4. The Long Arm of Rudy Law Posted: October 08, 2012 at 06:20 PM (#4259573)
You have to do more than ask to earn a Derek Jeter gift basket.
   5. The Chronicles of Reddick Posted: October 08, 2012 at 06:45 PM (#4259610)
I'd hate to ask what Jeter asks in return for a signed ball?
   6. Crispix reaches boiling point with lackluster play Posted: October 08, 2012 at 07:03 PM (#4259629)
There are still Maryland State Troopers? Based on my experience their jobs seem to have been outsourced to speed-trap camera robots.
   7. Joey B. is counting the days to Trea Turner Posted: October 08, 2012 at 07:08 PM (#4259638)
These fools don't know that you get a hot chick to ask on your behalf? I thought every guy knew that.
   8. Gonfalon Bubble Posted: October 08, 2012 at 07:24 PM (#4259655)
Covering up the top of the page for the old "murder confession" trick. Kudos to those Orioles fans for a good try.
   9. Nats-Homer-in-DC Posted: October 09, 2012 at 01:48 AM (#4260165)
Public officials in Maryland are corrupt. What else is new?
   10. Barnaby Jones Posted: October 09, 2012 at 04:01 AM (#4260177)
Why is this a thing?
   11. Lassus Posted: October 09, 2012 at 07:48 AM (#4260196)

A. Sell papers
B. Swisher and Jeter appeared to be babies about it.
   12. cercopithecus aethiops Posted: October 09, 2012 at 07:58 AM (#4260203)
Why is this a thing?

Maybe because the troopers' job is to keep fans from bugging the players, rather than to bug the players themselves?
   13. Greg Schuler Posted: October 09, 2012 at 08:32 AM (#4260222)
There are still Maryland State Troopers? Based on my experience their jobs seem to have been outsourced to speed-trap camera robots.

Well robot controlled cars then - I travel the I-95 corridor quite frequently and it seems like the state police are everywhere.

Also - you are one deductive mother ######. Bunk!
   14. McCoy Posted: October 09, 2012 at 09:14 AM (#4260253)
Yep, I get hit by a speed trap camera robot in MD on my way back from Philly a few years ago. My last ticket.

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.



<< Back to main

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF


Thanks to
Ray (RDP)
for his generous support.


You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

Newsblog2015 NL Wild Card Game OMNICHATTER
(104 - 3:29pm, Oct 07)
Last: Kiko Sakata

NewsblogOTP October 2015 II: Religion, Politics, Baseball - America's Favorite Pastimes Come Under the Microscope in Shaking the Tree's Gorgeous PASSION PLAY PART III
(95 - 3:23pm, Oct 07)
Last: You Know Nothing JT Snow (YR)

NewsblogReports: CC Sabathia's drinking spilled over into Yankees clubhouse
(19 - 3:20pm, Oct 07)
Last: Wins Above Paul Westerberg

NewsblogJoe Maddon is everything you want in a manager — and a person | Chicago Sun-Times
(4 - 3:02pm, Oct 07)
Last: Dan The Mediocre

NewsblogCardinals explain the Molina factor : Sports
(10 - 2:49pm, Oct 07)
Last: Pops Freshenmeyer

NewsblogBill Plaschke: It might be World Series or bust for Don Mattingly - LA Times
(8 - 2:39pm, Oct 07)
Last: hee came hee seop'd he choi'd

NewsblogToronto Blue Jays Big Favorites as 2015 MLB Postseason Begins
(19 - 2:35pm, Oct 07)
Last: Kiko Sakata

NewsblogMatt Harvey on missing playoff workout: 'I just screwed up' | Newsday
(120 - 2:31pm, Oct 07)
Last: The Good Face

NewsblogIchiro Suzuki signs with Miami Marlins |
(17 - 2:31pm, Oct 07)
Last: Gonfalon Bubble

NewsblogI Love Wrigley Field, But as a Wheelchair User, I Sure Wish It Was Easier to Navigate
(9 - 2:30pm, Oct 07)
Last: Commissioner Bud Black Beltre Hillman

NewsblogMarlins' president Samson regrets unorthodox move of GM as manager - Sun Sentinel
(18 - 2:27pm, Oct 07)
Last: RoyalsRetro (AG#1F)

NewsblogThe Cubs Might Have Screwed Themselves By Screwing Kris Bryant
(59 - 2:21pm, Oct 07)
Last: Fancy Pants Handles lap changes with class

NewsblogArrieta-Cole, Objectively One of Best Playoff Matchups Ever | FanGraphs Baseball
(23 - 2:20pm, Oct 07)
Last: Spahn Insane is enjoying a peaty potation

NewsblogAlex Rodriguez embraces the underdog role, but Dallas Keuchel isn't buying it | Newsday
(24 - 1:57pm, Oct 07)
Last: SoSHially Unacceptable

Newsblog2016 HallOf Fame Pre-Integration Candidates Announced
(88 - 1:40pm, Oct 07)
Last: DanG

Page rendered in 0.1981 seconds
47 querie(s) executed