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Chicken killing students kicked off team
upi ^ | March. 31, 2011

Posted on 03/31/2011 2:22:04 PM PDT by JoeProBono

BENBROOK, Texas - Officials with a Texas high school said two players were kicked off the baseball team after allegedly sacrificing live chickens on the ball field.

Administrators at Western Hills High School in Benbrook declined to identify the students but said they were removed from the team for the remainder of the year and disciplined for allegedly sacrificing the chickens, which may have been baby chicks, on the school's field, the Fort Worth (Texas) Star-Telegram reported Thursday.

Bobby McIntire, the school's baseball coach, said he has not spoken to the students and does not know the motivation behind their actions.

"Baseball is very superstitious, and I assume (movies like Major League and Bull Durham) are where they got it from," McIntire said.

Police are investigating the incident.


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1 posted on 03/31/2011 2:22:06 PM PDT by JoeProBono
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To: JoeProBono
Killin chickens is bad?
2 posted on 03/31/2011 2:25:08 PM PDT by youngidiot (Hear Hear!)
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To: JoeProBono

Yum!

3 posted on 03/31/2011 2:25:59 PM PDT by Fido969
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To: JoeProBono

Did they fry it up afterwards? hehe


4 posted on 03/31/2011 2:26:06 PM PDT by DonaldC (A nation cannot stand in the absence of religious principle.)
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To: youngidiot

On the field? Yup.


5 posted on 03/31/2011 2:26:17 PM PDT by Huck (Palin on Libya: Definitely a no-fly zone, definitely regime change, won't rule out ground troops.)
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To: youngidiot

“It’s very bad to drink Jobu’s rum....very bad.”


6 posted on 03/31/2011 2:31:49 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: JoeProBono

I’m opposed to live animal sacrifices for trivial reasons.

However, had these students been of an exotic animal sacrificing religion, I’m sure they would have been excused.


7 posted on 03/31/2011 2:32:22 PM PDT by Retired Greyhound
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To: youngidiot
They probably thought that if they got caught saying a "christian" prayer they would be EXPELLED rather than just getting kicked off the team, so instead they opted for the Voodoo route.

Although on the up side for our budding Voodoo priests, they can probably now sue the school for "religious" intolerance and violating their First Amendment Rights and win a fat payday.

8 posted on 03/31/2011 2:32:52 PM PDT by The_Pickle ("We have no Permanent Allies, We have no Permanent Enemies, Only Permanent Interests")
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To: youngidiot


9 posted on 03/31/2011 2:33:25 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Visualize)
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To: JoeProBono

Two questions: 1. Why are there chickens on the team? 2. How do chickens kill students?


10 posted on 03/31/2011 2:35:15 PM PDT by svcw (Non forgiveness is like holding a hot coal thinking the other person will be blistered)
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To: JoeProBono

Was this a hate crime by a bunch of beef eaters?? Or worse.....vegans!!!!!


11 posted on 03/31/2011 2:35:32 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: JoeProBono
Chicken killing students kicked off team

Is "chicken killing" code for something else?
12 posted on 03/31/2011 2:35:36 PM PDT by aruanan
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To: JoeProBono

“I’m p**sed off now, Jobu. Look, I go to you. I stick up for you. You don’t help me now, I say f**k you, Jobu, I do it myself.”


13 posted on 03/31/2011 2:35:53 PM PDT by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: youngidiot

It is if you practice Satanic rituals like Santeria.


14 posted on 03/31/2011 2:36:59 PM PDT by Emperor Palpatine (Tosca, mi fai dimenticare Iddio!!!)
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To: Sacajaweau

15 posted on 03/31/2011 2:38:58 PM PDT by Emperor Palpatine (Tosca, mi fai dimenticare Iddio!!!)
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To: JoeProBono

The general rule is:

Killing chickens to eat them: good.

Killing chickens to sacrifice to the demons of voodoo or santeria: bad.

Normally, people don’t kill their eating chickens on the playing field.


16 posted on 03/31/2011 2:39:18 PM PDT by Cicero
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To: RichInOC

“You trying to say Jesus Christ can’t hit a curveball?”

I love that movie.


17 posted on 03/31/2011 2:39:43 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: aruanan


18 posted on 03/31/2011 2:40:05 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Visualize)
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To: JoeProBono
Was the killing accompanied by throbbing, pulsating drums?
19 posted on 03/31/2011 2:43:40 PM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: aruanan

Chicken choking students kicked off team?


20 posted on 03/31/2011 2:44:10 PM PDT by GSWarrior (To activate this tagline, please contact the board administrator.)
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To: svcw
Two questions: 1. Why are there chickens on the team? 2. How do chickens kill students?

Difficulties arise when one's hyphen is missing, eh wot?

21 posted on 03/31/2011 2:47:44 PM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Napolean fries the idea powder.)
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22 posted on 03/31/2011 2:54:14 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Visualize)
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23 posted on 03/31/2011 2:54:14 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Visualize)
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To: JoeProBono
Beer may have been involved:


24 posted on 03/31/2011 2:55:14 PM PDT by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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25 posted on 03/31/2011 3:00:17 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Visualize)
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26 posted on 03/31/2011 3:04:01 PM PDT by paulycy (Islamo-Marxism is Evil.)
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27 posted on 03/31/2011 3:05:49 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: JoeProBono

Police are investigating the incident.
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WTF

Wonder what kind of ‘motivational speeches’ this coach is giving these kids.

Did any of the rock singers ever get arrested for ‘supposedly’ biting the head off chickens while on stage.

Then again, there is the incident in Toronto?? where Dave Winfield - NY Yankees - hit and killed a bird in flight with a thrown baseball and they were wanting to question him in regards to maybe he did it on purpose.

Think his response was ‘I can make a lot more money knocking flying birds out of the air with a baseball than I can hitting on.’ Or something along those lines.


28 posted on 03/31/2011 3:05:49 PM PDT by xrmusn ((6/98) "The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits")
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To: xrmusn

29 posted on 03/31/2011 3:07:05 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Charles Martel
"Beer may have been involved"

Nope. I doubt it. Knowing that part of Texas as I do, those boys probably weren't members of the local Baptist church, and were most likely "Katrina" transplants.
30 posted on 03/31/2011 3:10:39 PM PDT by PowderMonkey (WILL WORK FOR AMMO)
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To: dfwgator

classic !


31 posted on 03/31/2011 3:17:13 PM PDT by WOBBLY BOB ( "I don't want the majority if we don't stand for something"- Jim Demint)
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To: WOBBLY BOB

Of all the pitchers that poor bird had to go across, it just had to be Randy Johnson.


32 posted on 03/31/2011 3:18:48 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: paulycy


33 posted on 03/31/2011 3:18:56 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Visualize)
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To: JoeProBono
they watched Major League a few times too many


34 posted on 03/31/2011 3:19:03 PM PDT by WOBBLY BOB ( "I don't want the majority if we don't stand for something"- Jim Demint)
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To: WOBBLY BOB

So what would be the ruling in that case, is it a wild pitch and the runner at second could advance, or is the play dead when it hit the bird?


35 posted on 03/31/2011 3:21:28 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: WOBBLY BOB


36 posted on 03/31/2011 3:23:43 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Visualize)
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To: GSWarrior

Chicken choking students kicked off team?
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I understand that the coach was giving his season instructions to the team and one of the NO NO’s was
DON’T CHOKE YOUR CHICKEN,
along with NOT drinking, smoking or getting to close to your girlfriend.

The two GENIUSES said “That coach aint gonna tell me what to do”, so they each choked a chicken in defiance.


37 posted on 03/31/2011 3:24:05 PM PDT by xrmusn ((6/98) "The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits")
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To: xrmusn
http:

//www.tanoryland.com/images/sotomayor_choking_chicken.jpg


38 posted on 03/31/2011 3:28:19 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Visualize)
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To: JoeProBono

"How do I feel about it? I'm shocked! I'm saddened! I'm outraged!!!!"

39 posted on 03/31/2011 3:28:30 PM PDT by paulycy (Islamo-Marxism is Evil.)
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oops


40 posted on 03/31/2011 3:31:38 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Visualize)
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To: dfwgator

Infield Fry Rule!


41 posted on 03/31/2011 3:33:27 PM PDT by vipervomit (Some days you're the dog........some days you're the hydrant!)
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To: dfwgator

When Johnson did it, it was ruled “no pitch” and a dead ball immediately.

http://www.life123.com/question/Randy-Johnson-Hits-a-Bird

If a batted ball hits a bird it’s a dead ball. If said ball lands in fair territory it’s also a ground rule double. This happened in a 1987 game between the Braves & the Mets. Braves outfielder Dion James hit a bird that was flying over left-center field at Shea Stadium. If the ball lands in foul territory it’s a foul ball. If a pitched ball hits a bird it’s a dead ball and considered no pitch.


42 posted on 03/31/2011 3:39:32 PM PDT by WOBBLY BOB ( "I don't want the majority if we don't stand for something"- Jim Demint)
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To: dfwgator

http://www.johnspeedie.com/healy/believe.wav


43 posted on 03/31/2011 3:40:39 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This post is not a statement of fact. It is merely a personal opinion -- or humor -- or both)
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To: WOBBLY BOB
If the ball lands in foul territory it’s a foul ball.

Don't you mean it's a "fowl ball."? *Rimshot*

44 posted on 03/31/2011 3:46:13 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: JoeProBono

They merely kicked the student-killing chicken off the team? Why not ring its neck for murder?

;-)


45 posted on 03/31/2011 8:17:18 PM PDT by Immerito (Reading Through the Bible in 90 Days)
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46 posted on 04/01/2011 1:57:48 AM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Visualize)
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To: WOBBLY BOB
When Johnson did it, it was ruled “no pitch” and a dead ball immediately.

And a dead bird immediately as well.

47 posted on 04/01/2011 2:02:28 AM PDT by Allegra (Hey! Stop looking at my tagline like that.)
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48 posted on 04/01/2011 2:05:43 AM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Visualize)
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To: Allegra

49 posted on 04/01/2011 2:09:28 AM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Visualize)
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