Found September 19, 2013 on The Outside Corner:
After the Dodgers beat the Diamondbacks to win the NL West title on Thursday afternoon, they celebrated in the only way a team knows how to at Chase Field - by jumping in the pool located in right center field. Naturally, this had led to a sizable backlash on Twitter, and even from the Diamondbacks themselves. When Jon Heyman is making a rational point about the situation, you know things are pretty overblown. Like Heyman said - maybe beat the team so they don't have the opportunity *to* clinch on your field and jump in your ridiculous pool in the outfield. [follow]

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