Found April 27, 2012 on JOCKpost:

Delmon Young Apparently Hates Jews

Considering the fact that the man who signs his paychecks is Jewish, it’s quite possible the Tigers aren’t done cutting people just yet.

Delmon Young was arrested in New York for allegedly starting a fight and yelling anti-Semetic epithets.

A police source told the New York Post that Young was “highly intoxicated.” Shocker.

Young faces a aggravated harassment hate crime charge, which is a misdemeanor. It’s going to be way more damaging to his career than his freedom.

From the NY Post:

“A panhandler wearing a yamulke approached a group of people to ask for some change — and that’s when Young, who was nearby, started shouting, “F–king Jews! F–king Jews!”

That’s when another man and a group of his friends got into a confrontation with Young at about 2:40 a.m. that quickly turned physical along Sixth Avenue, law enforcement sources said.

Any Twins fans who were reeling from his departure last year are surely relieved they washed their hands of him now.

Please don’t anyone forget this is the same asshole that threw his bat at an umpire six years ago. It wouldn’t bother me at all to see him blackballed from the game, Barry Bonds style.


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