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Tuesday, December 08, 2020

Former Reds broadcaster Thom Brennaman will call winter ball games in Puerto Rico, per report

Former Cincinnati Reds broadcaster Thom Brennaman will call games for the Roberto Clemente League in Puerto Rico this season, reports The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal. Brennaman resigned in September after using an anti-gay slur on the air.

“I made a comment tonight that I am deeply ashamed of,” Brennaman said the night of the incident in August. “I am so very, very sorry. I pride myself as a man of faith. I don’t know if I’ll be putting on this headset again. That is not who I am and never has been. I’d like to think I have some people that can back that up. I am very sorry and I beg your forgiveness.”

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: December 08, 2020 at 04:34 PM | 6 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Walks Clog Up the Bases Posted: December 08, 2020 at 05:49 PM (#5993203)
So Puerto Rico is NOT the fag capitol of the world, I guess.
   2. Jose Is An Absurd Balladeer Posted: December 08, 2020 at 05:54 PM (#5993206)
   3. Gold Star - just Gold Star Posted: December 08, 2020 at 08:16 PM (#5993230)
That's it! I'm BOYCOTTING the Roberto Clemente League this winter!
   4. reech Posted: December 09, 2020 at 12:08 PM (#5993326)
In case Thom needs the translation:

Una de las capitales maricon del mundo
   5. Starring Bradley Scotchman as RMc Posted: December 10, 2020 at 08:14 PM (#5993656)
So Puerto Rico is NOT the fag capitol of the world, I guess.

I'm shocked you would use such language! What the hell is wrong with you?!

It's capital, with an 'a'! Capitol is a building, not a city!

   6. Moeball Posted: December 13, 2020 at 10:37 PM (#5993970)
Is there anyone there that Brennaman can bash for daring to take pitches outside of the strike zone instead of swinging at them? He's gonna miss Joey Votto.

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