Kris Bryant’s major league career batting line as of this writing is 0-3 with three strikeouts. That’s nothing to be ashamed about, given he’s facing James Shields, but the fans at Wrigley are fickle and impatient beasts. Listen to one scream “YOU SUCK!” at Bryant after his third strikeout today.
Wednesday's Reds-Pirates game in Pittsburgh had a long rain delay, and was a blowout to boot. With a few hundred fans left by the end, you could hear every one. Brandon Phillips sure did.
This very confused young man, who seems to think that Dez Bryant has something to do with the Boston Red Sox and that people can actually understand the words that are coming out of his mouth, was spotted at Sunday's game between the Red Sox and Yankees. He probably had too much to drink.
On Tuesday, we asked our readers to share their best heckling stories with us. You can read all of the stories here, but we've pulled a few of our favorites into a roundup. (Grain of salt, etc.) The one about Barry Bonds is amazing.
Arsalan Kazemi was Oregon's hustling forward and best rebounder this season, averaging nearly a double-double and shooting almost 60%. He was also, according to USA Today, "the first Iranian to recieve a scholarship to play Division I basketball," and boy, did he hear about it.
"Kevin, Kevin, Kevin!" he shouts. He finds that he enjoys shouting the word, so he does it again, "KevinKevinKevinKevin!" He slows it down, just to see what that might sound like, "Kevin!—Kevin!—KEVVINNNN!" Yes, that was nice. He stops. Perhaps he has pushed things too far, maybe one can only shout "Kevin!" so many…
This past week, we brought you video of a Manitoba hockey dad who called one 15-year old player "a midget" and subsequently threatened that player's father, all while holding an infant. (Sadly, the video is private now.) Then we brought you the news that the angry hockey dad, identified as Jason Boyd, also cheered…