Thoughts On the Taser Incident & Fan Behavior

If you were near a television today, you most certainly heard about the incident last night at the Phillies game that resulted in a 17-year-old “fan” getting the taser treatment after police and stadium security failed for about 30 seconds to catch the culprit.

How did he not deserve it?

Why are people saying that the police officer was wrong? The kid was running around the field like an asshole, after a while it was clear that he didn’t pose a threat to the players but he was still running from a police officer. He got what he deserved, although it makes me mad that he’s getting so much publicity where people are defending his stupidity and blatant disregard for the law.

The thing is, you’re not supposed to ever be on the field, ever. Once you think you’re being funny and you step foot onto the playing surface, it’s fair game and nothing makes me happier than seeing that kid go limp and face plant into the Citizen Bank Park surface. The use of a taser is a serious matter, that much is true, but don’t let it get to the point where authorities have to use it, and there won’t be a problem.

Another thing that is also certain, is that Philadelphia has the worst image when it comes to their fans. This situation only makes it harder to defend this city and the fans that I share my passion with about the sports teams here. When people think of Philadelphia fans, they think of Santa Clause, Michael Irvin’s neck., and double-D batteries thrown at J.D. Drew, and with the type of media coverage that last night’s episode got, I’m sure you can throw that into the mix as well.

So after everything on ESPN and the national news that was said about last night, we had another jerkoff run onto the field tonight. Cole Hamels was just about to throw his first pitch of the 9th inning when some worthless piece of shit ran around the warning track before finally admitting defeat. They should have used the taser on him just to show that they aren’t bullshitting anymore.  Real original, fat ass.

I’m tired of defending the pieces of shit in this city who aren’t actually fans. A real fan doesn’t run onto the field when Cole Hamels is in a rhythm in a 1-0 game in the 9th inning. A real fan doesn’t run onto the field a day after an incident made headline news that only added to the battered image that this city’s fans’  have.

The best part about last night is that kid’s father saying his son is a good kid and that he’s attending Penn State next year. I hope that the Penn State Dean acts on that and revokes that kid’s acceptance letter to the university, that would be nothing short of hilarious.

Go Phils’

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