Found April 17, 2013 on Larry Brown Sports:
Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon is known for being pretty loose-lipped, but he used to play for the Boston Red Sox. Because of that, reporters had to get his take on the tragic events that took place at the Boston Marathon on Monday afternoon. Like most before him, Papelbon talked about what an awful situation it is for the victims and their families to deal with. However, he also took the opportunity to talk about player safety and gun rights. “The Phillies did a thing the other day here for us on opening day where we walked through the crowd,” Papelbon said. “I know when I was there in Boston we came down through the bleachers for one opening game. I don’t feel comfortable doing that. I really truly don’t. Today’s day and age has gotten so crazy. “All this stuff going on and, shoot, (Barack) Obama wants to take our guns from us and everything,” he continued. “And you’ve got this stuff going on? It’s just a little bit insane for me.” Where should we start? First of all,
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