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On September 23, Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell would become the first MLB player to kneel during the national anthem.

Then just last week, Maxwell he would allegedly be denied service at a restaurant in his hometown of Alabama. Why’s that? Because his waiter was apparently pro-Trump. Said waiter has since denied these claims, suggesting they were made up.

But now, Maxwell is being investigated on an alleged gun charge. Saturday evening, he would be arrested for aggravated assault after allegedly pointing a gun at a female delivery driver.

The official charges are aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and disorderly conduct.

An official statement from the Athletics reads as follows:

Surely, this isn’t what baseball needs. And it’s certainly not ideal for the A’s catcher. Now we’ll just have to wait and see what comes of it.

This article first appeared on The Sports Post and was syndicated with permission.

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The 1989 World Series pitted the Oakland Athletics against their Bay Area rivals the San Francisco Giants. The "Bay Bridge Series" was interrupted by an earthquake just before the start of the third game postponing the MLB World Series for 10 days. It ended in a four-game sweep for Oakland.

Can you name every active player on the Oakland Athletics 1989 World Series-winning roster?

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Lance Blankenship
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Todd Burns
RF
Jose Canseco
RP
Dennis Eckersley
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LF
Rickey Henderson
RP
Rick Honeycutt
RF
Stan Javier
3B
Carney Lansford
1B
Mark McGwire
SP
Mike Moore
RP
Gene Nelson
DH
Dave Parker
PH
Ken Phelps
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Tony Phillips
C
Terry Steinbach
SP
Dave Stewart
SS
Walt Weiss
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