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Originally written on Minus Twenty-Two  |  Last updated 11/20/14
Raw sewage backing up in clubhouse showers? Sounds like something the wretched Rachel Phelps would unleash on the poor Cleveland Indians in “Major League.” But it was a reality for the A’s and Mariners after Sunday afternoon’s game at the decrepit O.co Coliseum. After the game, the clubhouse level of the stadium began to flood when sewage apparently began to seep out of the shower drains. It forced players from both teams to seek refuge together in the showers of the Raiders’ locker room, which is located on a different level of Coliseum. Here’s more from reporters at the likely disgusting, smelly, nightmare-inducing scene: It's raw sewage coming up from the shower drains by the way. I'm told some hideous details I don't want to share. New building, please. — Susan Slusser (@susanslusser) June 16, 2013 #Athletics need a new stadium: a flood on clubhouse level means both teams showering in Raiders locker room. — Susan Slusser (@susanslusser) June 16, 2013 Unbelievable. Pipes backin...
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