Found September 18, 2012 on Bob's Blitz :
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Blue Jays shortstop Yunel Escobar wore the offensive Spanish phrase "Tu ere maricon" in his eye black Saturday. Yes, we're still shaking our heads and scrunching up our eyes over the complete...

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