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Tuesday, October 29, 2019

MLB bans two women after they flashed Gerrit Cole at World Series

Major League Baseball has banned two women from games indefinitely after they flashed Houston Astros pitcher Gerrit Cole during Game 5 of the World Series. Julia Rose and Lauren Summer performed the act during the seventh inning of the contest. It was captured on camera.

MLB must have quickly reviewed that footage, because Summer received a letter from the league Sunday night. USA Today was able to confirm MLB sent the letter.

Rose and Summer were banned for “violating the fan code,” according to the note.

The two women claim they flashed Cole “for breast cancer.” They also did it in order to promote their business, a digital magazine called Shagmag.

QLE Posted: October 29, 2019 at 12:02 AM | 21 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: banishment, cancer, fans, gerrit cole

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   1. Walt Davis Posted: October 29, 2019 at 05:43 AM (#5895609)
Trump will pardon them.
   2. manchestermets Posted: October 29, 2019 at 06:06 AM (#5895611)
Yeah, I'm saying that letter isn't really from MLB and they've mocked it up for extra publicity. Does MLB really leap into action that quickly to hand-deliver a letter that isn't even on proper letter-headed paper?
   3. bfan Posted: October 29, 2019 at 07:56 AM (#5895614)
Can't wait for Cole to get a gig on all of the talk shows about how traumatized he was and how this aggression and women forcing themselves on men has got to stop. It was a non-consensual flashing, and no thanks means no thanks. Fire up your engines, Gloria Allred-here is another victim for you.
   4. bunyon Posted: October 29, 2019 at 08:18 AM (#5895619)
So I hadn’t deleted it from the dvr yet and went back to watch this and the Veterans for impeachment display. I assumed I hadn’t been paying attention but what I found was that I was watching closely during both. I think I just don’t notice what’s going on in the stands behind the plate.

Also, I’m not sure actual boobs made it on screen. They were at the top of the screen and all I saw were midriffs. Alas.
   5. Nasty Nate Posted: October 29, 2019 at 08:21 AM (#5895620)
The two women claim they flashed Cole “for breast cancer.”
Some people are against breast cancer, but there are fine people on both sides.
   6. PreservedFish Posted: October 29, 2019 at 08:53 AM (#5895622)
MLB must have quickly reviewed that footage


Several times, I would imagine.
   7. RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: October 29, 2019 at 09:23 AM (#5895626)
Seems hypocritical considered the Nationals flashed a bunch of boobs on the video screen during the game.
   8. Bote Man Posted: October 29, 2019 at 09:40 AM (#5895632)
Why don't the Men In Charge of Baseball just come out of the closet already? I mean, it's 2019, we get it now. You don't like boobs. Just head over to Dupont Circle and be happy.
   9. Tom Nawrocki Posted: October 29, 2019 at 10:01 AM (#5895638)
Option 36C.
   10. Itchy Row Posted: October 29, 2019 at 12:29 PM (#5895689)
Fighting cancer and promoting "Shagmag" are two of the most noble causes there are, right up there with baring breasts.
   11. DanG Posted: October 29, 2019 at 12:35 PM (#5895693)
And True Love, don't forget that.
   12. DanG Posted: October 29, 2019 at 12:39 PM (#5895694)
Some people are against breast cancer, but there are fine people on both sides.
Like Mays Gilliam.
   13. The_Ex Posted: October 29, 2019 at 01:17 PM (#5895702)
I don't think I should google shagmag from my work computer.
   14. ERROR---Jolly Old St. Nick Posted: October 29, 2019 at 01:23 PM (#5895704)
Some people are against breast cancer, but there are fine people on both sides.

And not just breast cancer. When Magic Johnson first announced he was HIV-positive, he vowed to become "a spokesman for the virus".
   15. Itchy Row Posted: October 29, 2019 at 01:36 PM (#5895708)
Magic did say he had "attained" HIV.
   16. PreservedFish Posted: October 29, 2019 at 01:36 PM (#5895709)
Cancer, viruses - they're all god's creatures.
   17. TJ Posted: October 29, 2019 at 04:48 PM (#5895776)
Ban them? I thought MLB wanted to attract a younger demographic of males to their games.

Let the Kids Play!
   18. Howie Menckel Posted: October 29, 2019 at 05:07 PM (#5895781)
I'm waiting for a pro-bullying coalition to take shape. bullies have been getting - well, bullied - for the last number of years. time for them to have a voice in the civic square!
   19. What did Billy Ripken have against ElRoy Face? Posted: October 29, 2019 at 05:13 PM (#5895784)
I'm waiting for a pro-bullying coalition to take shape.
Were you under a rock in 2016?
   20. Omineca Greg Posted: October 29, 2019 at 06:47 PM (#5895803)
Well, that's seriously too bad. Shagmag appears to be a quality publication.

But sadly...I'm all subscribed out.

ProdigiousBreastDigest, GynaecologicalPeriodical, CoquetteGazette, Screwreview, JennyThalia.com...and American Bungalow* take up all the income I've allocated to subscriptions.

*American Bungalow isn't a joke. I love American Bungalow. You see, I live in a bungalow. And what better way to decorate your bungalow than in the time period that bungalows were in vogue. I was so tired of saying, "That's my house there, the shitty one." Thanks to American Bungalow, now I say, "There's my house, the Art Nouveau one on the corner. Would you like to come in for some absinthe? La louche, c'est fantastique. I'll show you the inlaid ceramic toilet handle I sourced from Martinique. The PO was so gauche!"

I know that sounds more French than American to you, but that only shows that you haven't been keeping up with the bungalow esthétique.
   21. Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: October 29, 2019 at 06:56 PM (#5895806)
I'm really glad I came back to see what happened in the thread.

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