SF Giants ban former player Aubrey Huff from World Series reunion for supporting Trump

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  1. B C

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    The team statement said this,"Earlier this month, we reached out to Aubrey Huff to let him know that he will not be included in the upcoming 2010 World Series Championship reunion," the Giants said in a statement Monday.

    "Aubrey has made multiple comments on social media that are unacceptable and run counter to the values of our organization."

    He also caught some fire for criticizing the hiring of a female coach, "Couldn’t imagine taking baseball instruction from an ex-female softball player."

    https://www.tmz.com/2020/02/18/aubrey-huff-san-francisco-giants-world-series-celebration-twitter/

    Huff's response
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    Are there Giants fans that are also Trump supporters? Seems like a bad PR move to inject politics like this. I mean, they’re basically calling him an irredeemable deplorable.
     
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    I just became a fan of Mr. Huff’s.
     
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    Trump supporters in San Francisco?
    Oh, absolutely. There must be at least 3 or 4 of them.
     
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    Another indication of the polarization of America. And it's not the conservations who do not tolerate differing opinions!
     
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    You think all their fans are in SF? If so, why even televise the games? Are ratings important to ad revenue? This is almost on par with all the kneeling during the anthem, in my opinion. It’s petty and off-putting, and many fans won’t like it.

    I don’t care, though. Just an observation.
     
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    Oh, I totally agree with you. I was just making the point that I don't think of San Francisco proper as being exactly a hotbed of Trump support. :D
     
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    I have no interest in these so called Sports. These Orgs like Hollywood hate anyone who
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    It's California, it's San Francisco where folks crap on the streets. Don't really care what they do.
     
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    The all excepting left.
     
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    I am, or if this is true, was. I need to do a little bit more research, but if this is true, then I'll do the same thing I've done to Dick's sporting goods, stop supporting them. That's horse**** if true, but I do need to do a little bit more research on it.
     
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    No longer is there any free speech in America. That has been destroyed by the Democrap's, the MSM, the schools, corporate America, and of course Professional Sports. This is why I will never watch a professional sporting event, EVER.
     
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    The Giants' fan base mostly within a 2 hour circle (without traffic) of SF. There are Trump fans in that circle however at best it is 1 out of 4 people. Considering the number of "no party preference" voters in California realistically 1/3 hate politicians evenly.
     
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    I have a Twitter account but don't use it until I read this thread. Sent Mr. HUFF some support for having his convictions.
     
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    People are so easily offended, weak and pathetic.

    I read my wife a few of the questionable Twitter posts that Huff posted, like:
    Former major leaguer Aubrey Huff decided to weigh in on the possibility of the United States going to war with Iran by making statements advocating the kidnapping of Iranian women so “we can bring them back here as they fan us and feed us grapes.”

    “Getting my boys trained up on how to use a gun in the unlikely event @BernieSanders beats @realDonaldTrump in 2020,” he wrote on Twitter earlier this week. “In which case knowing how to effectively use a gun under socialism will be a must.”


    When I read those to my wife, she started cracking up. It's pretty clear he was joking.

    Lighten up, people. If you're offended by that kind of thing, then you must be one hell of a boring person. Go ahead and live in your uptight world and I'll continue to live in mine. Things have gone way too far. If you have a problem with it, fine. But shut up about it.
     
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    All they are doing is energizing Trump's supporters and making moderates lean right because at heart American's are a people that believe in the freedom to express.
     
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    Though you likely mean accepting, excepting is perfect!
     
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    I totally agree we are so easily offended but when your name has some clout and you represent some big organization common sense that you just can’t do that should kick in. It’s the world we live in.


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    No other ideology or should I say mental illness is more intolerant and violent than communists, I pray it doesn’t get to that point but their next step is more violence and intimidation, I’m ready.


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    I personally don't think he was joking about teaching his kids to use guns in the event of a Bernie presidency.

    That's the whole point of the 2nd Amendment!

    **** the Giants!
     
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