David Ortiz Bobblehead Night 2016

"My initial thought was that it was a completely incorrect depiction of what he looks like," Kennedy told The Associated Press. "My own impression was that it was insulting and seemed racially inappropriate. I just had a negative response." He then met with a number of team officials.

To explain the Ortiz bobblehead problem, two versions were supplied. Both were considered inappropriate. Pete Abraham (@PeteAbe) on Twitter on August 9, 2016 The Boston Red Sox disagreed, calling it racially inappropriate. As a result, the scheduled 15,000 bobblehead giveaway yesterday night when the squad faced the rival New York Yankees was canceled.

CITY OF SALT LAKE The Boston Red Sox cancel David Ortiz bobblehead night because the figure was judged racially derogatory; Jabrill Peppers of the University of Michigan shows off some extremely strong hands; and Draymond Green, Horace Grant, and the third member of Destinys Child try to stand out in a humorous advertisement. Today's From Left Field has more tales from the world of sports. 1. The Boston Red Sox cancel David Ortiz's bobblehead night because the bobbleheads are culturally offensive.

We'll be returning tomorrow night, and we're going all out with the #BigPapi bobblehead! Get yours here: Red Sox of Boston (@RedSox) 8th of August, 2016 The team did not elaborate on what was wrong with the bobbleheads, but a number of photographs of the faulty figurines appeared on Twitter from different media members and those who got the bobblehead prior to the campaign.

High Quality
Join the conversation
Post a Comment
Top comments
Newest first
Table of Contents
Link copied successfully.