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