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ClusterFreak Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-18-07 04:32 PM
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1. Sorry for your luck...
Edited on Wed Apr-18-07 04:34 PM by Chimpys_Last_Stand
...I've been to Jays games several times myself, though not in the last few years. I have actually noticed a somewhat malevolent tone coming from the stands at Toronto hockey and basketball games, over the last year. That's from what I've heard by watching the games on TV. But the booing has been against the home team. A small but vocal minority of Toronto fans have become a fairly impatient and to some degree an obnoxious lot, at least in my opinion, over the last year or so. 40 years without a Stanley Cup? A perennially bad basketball team (until this year)? I did watch on TV the game you were at, and from what I heard it sounded like "Blue Jays suck!" coming from the fans, many of whom were Red Sox fans like yourself on some bus trip up from Boston or environs. Again, I heard it through the TV...you were there.

I agree that fans can be obnoxious, and child like, but really...it happens everywhere. I watched a Jays game last year where they were on the road somewhere and the fans there were ruthlessly chanting "Blue Jays suck!!" non-stop, virtually throughout the entire game. It got so bad that the announcers actually commented on it.

Anyway, I hope you have a better visit to Toronto next time.
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  -Toronto Blue Jays fans are jerks rockymountaindem  Apr-17-07 10:33 PM   #0 
  - Sorry for your luck...  Chimpys_Last_Stand   Apr-18-07 04:32 PM   #1 
  - LOL - I was at a game (in Seattle) once when some people wearing Boston gear  LisaM   Apr-18-07 05:09 PM   #2 
  - That is so odd, I've been to lots of games at Shea and Busch and never saw any booing.  nealmhughes   Apr-18-07 06:23 PM   #3 
  - You'd think that Shea would be kind of rowdy  rockymountaindem   Apr-19-07 01:16 AM   #4 
  - Granted I'm a Mets fan...  Reverend_Smitty   Apr-19-07 10:52 PM   #14 
     - Have a seat Rev. Smitty, and I'll tell you a story of the Mets and Philly...  MookieWilson   Apr-20-07 08:59 AM   #17 
        - Oh the Vet...  Reverend_Smitty   Apr-20-07 12:15 PM   #18 
           - I only saw the Phils play the Mets and Yankees once each at the Vet.  rep the dems   Apr-20-07 02:42 PM   #19 
  - At Camden Yards, when the Sox are there, the upper deck is all Sox fans. nt  MookieWilson   Apr-19-07 10:44 AM   #8 
  - "Boston sucks"  trumad   Apr-19-07 05:57 AM   #5 
  - Boooooo  rockymountaindem   Apr-19-07 10:23 AM   #6 
     - I disagree, doing it in late innings is rubbing it in. That's not cool.  MookieWilson   Apr-19-07 10:43 AM   #7 
     - What, kick 'em when they're down?  LisaM   Apr-19-07 11:40 AM   #9 
  - LOL. Sux fans started a Yankees suck chant at the Patriot's Super Bowl parade  rinsd   Apr-19-07 04:24 PM   #10 
  - I don't mind the Yankees  rockymountaindem   Apr-19-07 05:15 PM   #11 
     - "just seemed out of place" I hear ya.  rinsd   Apr-19-07 05:40 PM   #13 
  - I was at a game at Coors when they played the Giants  MaineDem   Apr-19-07 05:22 PM   #12 
     - Imagine having snacks served at your seat!  trumad   Apr-20-07 05:37 AM   #15 
        - Not just hot dogs and peanuts  MaineDem   Apr-20-07 07:54 AM   #16 
 

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