Originally written July 29, 2013 on ChadMoriyama.com:
So Yasiel Puig’s antics yesterday made some people mad, because having fun in baseball makes you a terrible person or something. Though I find it interesting how many people want to give their two cents about this when they ignore other people doing the same types of things all the time. I wonder what the difference between them are? Not saying, I’m just saying. —– Besides, once again, and I’ve always said this, but for a culture so built around machismo, baseball players sure get their feelings hurt over the most asinine ****. Their standards are always amusing to me, because it’s built around this “be a man” type of rhetoric, but by that logic, shouldn’t opposing players “be a man” and get over it? Grow up, you’re an adult, not a teenager who needs to respond to celebrations you don’t like with violence. “MOMMY MOMMY THAT MAN HURT MY FEELINGS! CAN I PUNCH HIM IN THE FACE AND MAYBE KILL HIM NOW?” It’s all quite pathetic. —– Here’s the hypocrisy in a nutshell. For those that never played the game. And never will. You earned stripes in baseball. Like anything else. What Papi did was not right 1/2 — greg swindell (@GregSwindell) July 29, 2013 @Dirtbag_Blues @JasonRHyland did you play Major League Baseball? — greg swindell (@GregSwindell) July 29, 2013 I'm a Johnny Manziel fan. HDGAF!!! — greg swindell (@GregSwindell) July 27, 2013
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