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    Delmon Young arrested, accused of hate crime.

    NEW YORK -- Detroit Tigers left fielder Delmon Young has been arrested on a hate-crime harassment charge after police say he attacked a group of men and yelled anti-Semitic epithets.

    Police say Young was standing outside of the Hilton New York, not far from Times Square. A group of about four Chicago tourists staying there were approached by a panhandler wearing a yarmulke. As the group walked up to the hotel doors, Young started yelling anti-Semitic epithets. Police say it's not clear who he was yelling at, but he got into a tussle with one of the Chicago group, who sustained scratches to his elbows.

    The man, 32, refused medical attention, New York detective Joseph Cavitolo told the Detroit Free Press.

    Police were called, and Young was arrested at 4 a.m. local time at 54th Street and 6th Avenue. He was hospitalized at first because he was believed to be intoxicated.
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  • #2
    i'm sure this is being blown out of proportion, since when did Delmon have a temper problem??

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    • #3
      Stuff like this was probably pretty common before the 1940s

      Too bad. I'm a Delmon Young fan. But this is just stupid behavior
      Vintage Photos of Detroit Ballparks:
      http://www.flickr.com/photos/doctor_gogol/sets/

      http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/sets/

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      • #4
        Duplicate post
        Vintage Photos of Detroit Ballparks:
        http://www.flickr.com/photos/doctor_gogol/sets/

        http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/sets/

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        • #5
          I dont know exactly what happened but I have a hard time believing these 4 Chicago tourists didnt egg this on a little too.
          "(Shoeless Joe Jackson's fall from grace is one of the real tragedies of baseball. I always thought he was more sinned against than sinning." -- Connie Mack

          "I have the ultimate respect for Whitesox fans. They were as miserable as the Cubs and Redsox fans ever were but always had the good decency to keep it to themselves. And when they finally won the World Series, they celebrated without annoying every other fan in the country."--Jim Caple, ESPN (Jan. 12, 2011)

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          • #6
            Been put on "restricted list..."
            Mike Hopper
            Former Gateway Grizzlies Intern

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            • #7
              Time to dust off the ol' free Delmon Young t-shirts.
              "No matter how great you were once upon a time — the years go by, and men forget,” - W. A. Phelon in Baseball Magazine in 1915. “Ross Barnes, forty years ago, was as great as Cobb or Wagner ever dared to be. Had scores been kept then as now, he would have seemed incomparably marvelous.”

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