Archive | July 15, 2014

Drunk Fan Tries to Fight Pitcher

Perhaps this is better suited for our White Trash Wednesday column, but this was too good to not share.

A fan of the Corpus Christi Hooks, the AA minor league affiliate of the Houston Astros, was arrested and is facing a charge of criminal trespassing after he pulled this shit over the weekend:

Surprise Surprise…police say the dude was under the influence of alcohol. The fan, 35-year-old Nikolas Swope, is also accused of threatening assault.

Coincidentally, this story breaks on the day that jury selection begins in the Jose Offerman case. Offerman, a former major leaguer, is on trial for attacking another player with a baseball bat during a 2007 minor league game in Connecticut.