Found August 11, 2013 on
PLAYERS: Adam Jones
TEAMS: Baltimore Orioles
  getty images Adam Jones says a fan threw a banana at him at AT&T park on Sunday. While there has been no video of the incident to hit the web yet…. it is really hard to believe that Jones would have make the story up. After Sunday’s game the Baltimore Orioles outfielder posted the following tweet: I want to thank whatever slapdick threw that banana towards my direction in CF in the last inning. Way to show ur class u *******. — Adam Jones (@SimplyAJ10) August 11, 2013 Of course some people on twitter tried to defend the banana thrower, which led to Jones saying he may leave social media soon. Good chance this means I get off social media soon — Adam Jones (@SimplyAJ10) August 12, 2013   Jones would hardly be the first athlete to leave twitter due to fan behavior. Which of course continues to highlight the dangers and reasons some simply stay off of social media altogether. In Sunday’s game Jones hit a home run and drove in four as the Orioles beat the Giants 10-2.

'Banana fan' comes forward

A Giants fan has come forward to say he was the one who threw a banana towards the Orioles' Adam Jones ... but the incident had nothing to do with race.

O's Jones: Fan threw banana at me

Center fielder Adam Jones had a busy day Sunday at AT&T Park in San Francisco, driving in four runs -- including a three-run homer -- in the Orioles' 10-2 drubbing of the Giants. But it was his Twitter comments afterward that attracted the most attention. Jones tweeted that a fan in the stands threw a banana at him in the ninth inning, an action that would have clear racial...

Adam Jones Says Fan Threw Banana at Him in San Francisco in Racist Gesture

Like the Red Sox soon will, the Baltimore Orioles are currently on a West Coast, National League road trip. Playing in San Francisco for a Sunday afternoon 10-2 win, Adam Jones says he was the victim of a racist display by a fan. After the win, the Baltimore center fielder took to Twitter to let his followers know that a fan in the outfield stands of AT&T Park threw a banana...

Jones moving past banana incident

Baltimore Orioles center fielder Adam Jones is moving on a day after tweeting a fan in San Francisco threw a banana onto the field near him. Jones said on Twitter after Sunday's game against the Giants that someone threw a banana at him in the ninth inning. He told reporters before Monday's game against Arizona that the incident was unfortunate, but that he had bigger things...

Fan Who Threw Banana at Adam Jones ‘Embarrassed,’ Claims It Wasn’t Racially Motivated

Alexander Poulides probably shouldn’t be throwing anything onto a baseball field, but it’s safe to say he picked the wrong object to toss toward Orioles center fielder Adam Jones on Sunday in San Francisco. The 42-year-old fan told that he grabbed a banana off a cart and hurled it onto the field in disgust during the Giants’ 10-2 loss to the O’s. Jones went...

Racist San Francisco Giants Fan Throws Banana at Baltimore's Adam Jones During Game

It is just despicable when fans get out of hand. In the last couple of seasons we have seen countless clips of idiots running onto the field, and there have been too many incidents of fan on fan violence in the stands. But while those acts can be attributed to poor impulse control and the heat of the moment (not too mention an unhealthy amount of alcohol) what one fan did in San...

Adam Jones says fan threw banana at him

Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones said on Twitter that a fan threw a banana at him in the last inning of his team’s 10-2 win over the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on Sunday. Jones hit an RBI double in the eighth and a 3-run home run in the top of the ninth to […]

O’s outfielder Adam Jones claims Giants fan threw banana in his direction

Orioles all-star outfielder Adam Jones had himself a pretty good day at the plate during Baltimore’s 10-2 win over the Giants at AT&T Park this past Sunday. Jones went 2 for 5 with four RBIs, three of those coming off a 9th inning home run off San Fran lefty Barry Zito. But Jones’ stellar day was marred by a Giants fan who, Jones claims, threw a banana in his general direction...

Giants Issue Apology to Adam Jones for Banana-Throwing Incident

  Yesterday we reported that Baltimore Orioles All-Star outfielder Adam Jones, claimed that a fan threw a banana at him during a game against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on Sunday. The Giants organization, have yet to identify the culprit, but they did issue an apology to Jones for the incident according to Sports Illustrated. “We were extremely disappointed to learn...

Adam Jones Tweets At ‘Slapdick’ Banana Throwing Fan At AT&T Park

Adam Jones homered and drove in four runs on Sunday, as the Orioles beat the Giants 10-2 to take the rubber game of…

Orioles’ Jones targeted by racial taunt at AT&T Field

Adam Jones (seen here after hitting a home run) took to Twitter and told his followers he had a banana thrown at him during a game against the Giants at AT&T Field (photo courtesy of USA TODAY) Baltimore Orioles center fielder and star slugger Adam Jones (not to be confused with Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam “Pacman” Jones) was the victim of a racial incident today,...

San Francisco Giants Apologize For Fan Who Threw Banana At Adam Jones

Understandably, Adam Jones got pretty upset during last night’s Orioles-Giants game in San Francisco when a fan decided to throw a banana in his direction in center field. Following the game, Jones had this message for whoever tossed the fruit: I want to thank whatever slapdick threw that banana towards my direction in CF in the last inning. Way to show ur class u *******. —...

SF Giants Rumors: Banana Incident, Lincecum, Bam Bam, Belt NL Player of the Week

Picture courtesy of Marko Realmonte The San Francisco Giants were reviewing the surveillance footage from Sunday’s game because Orioles outfielder Adam Jones said a fan threw a banana at him during the game. However, the Giants couldn’t identify the person that threw the banana at Jones. They also apologized to Jones and the Orioles, reports John Shea of the San Francisco...
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