Baltimore Orioles’ Adam Jones Says Fan Threw A Banana At Him
Baltimore Orioles star Adam Jones said that a fan in San Francisco threw a banana at him during the Orioles' 10-2 win over the Giants on Sunday.
Jones told ESPN.com: "I want to thank whatever slapd--- threw that banana towards my direction in CF in the last inning. Way to show ur class u jacka--," Jones tweeted to his more than 129,000 followers.
Throwing a banana at a black player is considered a racist action and has been seen in past years in the NHL and European soccer.
Jones Tweeted out:
I love how some ppl are defending the actions by someone today. Shows how u really are also. All good wit me. I just #StayHungry
By: Mike Lindsley, "Mid-Day" with Mike," M-F 1-4, Yankees pre/post game host on 104.5 The Team ESPN Radio. Follow him on Twitter at Twitter.com/MikeLSports.