March 17, 2009

SLUGGING WITH THE ENEMY:

Magglio Ordonez booed by Venezuelan crowd (RICARDO ZUNIGA, 3/14/09, The Associated Press)

The catcalls started from the moment Magglio Ordonez was introduced Saturday, a nasty serenade by a mostly Venezuelan crowd at the World Baseball Classic.

One of Venezuela's biggest baseball stars, Ordonez was booed because of his political views in favor of President Hugo Chavez. The All-Star outfielder recently appeared in a television ad supporting a Venezuela referendum to eliminate term limits for the president and other elected officials.


I'm going to have to burn my Tigers hat.

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Posted by Orrin Judd at March 17, 2009 12:00 AM
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