The Pulse would like to introduce “Foul Territory:” a weekly post featuring an offensive, ridiculous, or all-around absurd sports moment from the last week either on the field or off. In the first edition of Foul Territory, we present you — #girlbehindtheplate.
There aren’t many things that can turn a baseball game sour.
Unless of course said baseball game is against the second-place division rival. And unless said game consists of 14 innings of some of the fundamentally worst baseball you’ve probably ever seen. And unless your team loses on a walk-off hit-by-pitch. And unless all of this just so happened to occur after a two-hour rain delay. And unless of course it’s topped off by an obnoxious girl doing obnoxious things behind home plate for long enough to start trending on Twitter.
If I sound bitter, it’s because I am. And trust me when I say, you would be too if you were a Tigers fan.
Game one of a three-game series against the Indians: Cleveland scores two quick runs in the bottom half of the first inning. The Tigers answered with two runs of their own in the top of the second. Cue rain delay. And then, this horribly played, horrendously boring game continued for the next six innings relatively thrill-less.
That is, until she showed up. And by “she” I mean #girlbehindtheplate.
Around the 8th inning, what I can only assume was an Indians fan, found prime real estate behind home plate and subsequently made every living soul watching the game on TV detest her very existence.
For your viewing pleasure, here’s just a small look into the train wreck that was #girlbehindtheplate: » Continue reading “Foul Territory: Indians Fan Sparks a New Revolution of Annoying”