Originally posted on Helmet2Helmet  |  Last updated 7/9/12
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Kevin Kolb isn’t the only quarterback whose felt the wrath of hometown boo birds this offseason.

During his introduction at a celebrity softball game on Sunday, Chiefs QB Matt Cassel was booed by fans at Kaufmann Stadium in Kansas City, the site of Major League Baseball’s All-Star festivities, LJWorld.com reports.

The 40,095 in attendance went a little easier on the eighth-year signal-caller during each of his at-bats, giving him “polite applause.” He shouldn’t feel too bad; even legendary Kansas basketball coach Bill Self received a negative reception by hostile MU fans.

Like Kolb, Cassel is similarly entering a make-or-break campaign in 2012. He, for the most part, has underwhelmed during his time in K.C., and the $63 million investment has largely become a black eye for the franchise. Another year of futility shouldn’t, and likely won’t, be tolerated.

While Cassel won’t get to prove himself for another two months, you could witness his prowess behind the plate by tuning into ESPN after Monday’s Home Run Derby, when the celebrity game will be aired.

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