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Unruly Phillies Fan Assaults, Vomits on Cop and His Family
NBC Philadelphia ^ | April 16, 2010 | Vince Lattanzio

Posted on 04/16/2010 6:51:42 AM PDT by Arec Barrwin

NBC Philadelphia

Unruly Phillies Fan Assaults, Vomits on Cop and His Family

Man and 11-year-old daughter were intentionally thrown up on by fan, police say

By VINCE LATTANZIO Updated 8:09 AM EDT, Fri, Apr 16, 2010

Philadelphia Police

A man is behind bars after allegedly assaulting an off-duty Easton police captain and his two daughters at Citizens Bank Park.

Capt. Michael Vangelo and his 16- and 11-year-old girls drove down from the Lehigh Valley to watch the Phillies take on the Washington Nationals Wednesday night when the alleged assault occurred, police said.

Vangelo, 43, says from the moment his family took their seats, a group of unruly men starting disturbing anyone near them.

"They were yelling vulgarities, obscene language," Vangelo said Thursday.

(Excerpt) Read more at nbcphiladelphia.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Pennsylvania
KEYWORDS: phillies; puke; punk; vomit
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Philadelphia fans are so classy
1 posted on 04/16/2010 6:51:42 AM PDT by Arec Barrwin
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To: Arec Barrwin

Its always sunny in Philadelphia


2 posted on 04/16/2010 6:54:37 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: Owl_Eagle; brityank; Physicist; WhyisaTexasgirlinPA; GOPJ; abner; baseballmom; Mo1; Ciexyz; ...

For the record, the punk was from Jersey.


3 posted on 04/16/2010 6:55:26 AM PDT by Tribune7 (Only stupid, racists people support Obama.)
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To: Arec Barrwin

That city sucks so badly. They’re stuck between DC and NY, wanting to be either and failing miserably. Hard to believe, given it’s present state, it’s the center of our great nation’s founding.


4 posted on 04/16/2010 6:55:41 AM PDT by edpc (Those Lefties just ain't right)
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To: Arec Barrwin
The kids are gonna remember this game for sure!

I was going to make a comment about how professional sporting events just aren't as family-friendly as they used to be until I remembered plenty of belligerent drunks at the Broncos games I attended as a youth (particularly when the Raiders were in town).

5 posted on 04/16/2010 6:55:49 AM PDT by Drew68
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To: Arec Barrwin

“Welcome to Philadelphia....oh by the way....YOU SUCK!”


6 posted on 04/16/2010 6:57:21 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Drew68

As much of a hole as Detroit is, its a great baseball town.


7 posted on 04/16/2010 6:57:35 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: Arec Barrwin
LOSER


8 posted on 04/16/2010 6:58:39 AM PDT by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2013)
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To: cripplecreek

I shudder to think what would have happened to Detroit in 68, had it not been for the Tigers. Of course, it just delayed the inevitable.


9 posted on 04/16/2010 6:58:39 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Arec Barrwin

Ummm, that’s what Philly fans do.


10 posted on 04/16/2010 7:00:10 AM PDT by ryan71 (Let's Roll!)
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To: Tribune7
True, but his parents probably migrated from the Northeast. I tend to find many residents of Camden, Burlington, and Gloucester Counties to be migrants from NE and South Philly.

Philly fans are the worst in the National League. Us Mets fans aren't surly; we are just under constant suicide watch.

11 posted on 04/16/2010 7:01:10 AM PDT by Clemenza (Remember our Korean War Veterans)
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To: dfwgator

My only problem with going to games at Comerica park (Aside from going to Detroit) is the fact that the police don’t keep the panhandlers and hookers away after the games.

You don’t see them on the way in but you have to fight your way through them on the way out.


12 posted on 04/16/2010 7:01:45 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: Arec Barrwin

This is news like “sun rises in east” is news...


13 posted on 04/16/2010 7:01:53 AM PDT by Kozak (USA 7/4/1776 to 1/20/2009 Reqiescat in Pace)
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To: Arec Barrwin

In my experience (at numerous games), two teams from the AL East have the absolute worst fans. We’ve left several games because of outrageous, obnoxious behavior.

It’s not worth going anymore — just buy a big HD TV, and sit back and enjoy the games in comfort.


14 posted on 04/16/2010 7:02:51 AM PDT by AnglePark
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To: Arec Barrwin

Some people really, really need to have the crap beat out of them. This fat punk is one of them.


15 posted on 04/16/2010 7:03:21 AM PDT by San Jacinto
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To: Clemenza
Philly fans are the worst in the National League. Us Mets fans aren't surly; we are just under constant suicide watch.

I wonder where Pirate fans would be on the list...the problem is we can't find any.

16 posted on 04/16/2010 7:03:51 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Clemenza

Last year’s home opener in Toronto was stopped for nearly an hour when someone threw a beer bottle at a Tiger’s outfielder. Leyland pulled the whole team off the field because the outfielder was fixin to throw the bottle back.


17 posted on 04/16/2010 7:05:05 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: AnglePark

I suppose that’s the one good thing about the Rangers stadium being in surburban Arlington, it’s definitely more ‘family friendly.’ No mass transit to the games, steep parking rates, so it tends to keep the bums away.


18 posted on 04/16/2010 7:05:50 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Tribune7

Still a suburb of Philly.


19 posted on 04/16/2010 7:06:47 AM PDT by Francis McClobber
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To: cripplecreek

What does that mean? ........a great baseball town? Your presupposition is that a game with a ball and stick is somehow a redeeming value enough to ignore the collapse of the culture and city of america. Sports are just games... not life ... games.


20 posted on 04/16/2010 7:07:04 AM PDT by Walkingfeather
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To: AnglePark

Which teams?


21 posted on 04/16/2010 7:08:06 AM PDT by Hemingway's Ghost (Spirit of '75)
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To: Walkingfeather

Your presupposition is that anybody cares what you think.

Rant to somebody who cares.


22 posted on 04/16/2010 7:11:45 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: Arec Barrwin

Dodger Stadium’s gotten worse over the years to where I’d rather watch the game on TV. It’s a damn shame.

Angel Stadium’s seemed okay the five or six times I’ve been down there. ‘Really cool when Indians fans show up in all their warpaint and other “art”.


23 posted on 04/16/2010 7:15:03 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: Arec Barrwin

one awful nauseating story.


24 posted on 04/16/2010 7:16:05 AM PDT by wiggen (Government owned slave.)
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To: Arec Barrwin
I told you about this a year ago. My wife and two daughters went to a Phillies game. There were roving gangs of 20 or more in the upper deck of underage drinkers. They bring a guy with ID and he spends the entire game buying beers. They were drunk, yelling obscenities and threatening to fight me when I asked them to sit down in front so we could watch the game.

I wrote a letter to the Phillies which was totally ignored. No reply. Philadelphia is a low class / no class black and Italian ghetto where the more violent you are the more you're respected. Go to dinner or a concert in Philadelphia???? You'd have to be ought of your mind.

25 posted on 04/16/2010 7:17:20 AM PDT by Doc Savage (SOBAMP!)
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To: Hemingway's Ghost

I’ve been to about 40+ games at Oriole Park and Nationals Park, and the Red Sox fans have been the worst. Yankees fans were so-so, but we did have one game where a group of Yankees fans got WAY out of control.

Other than that, we’ve had few, if any, issues. We swore off going to any games against the Sox or Yankees, but most of the time these days we just enjoy the games in HD. ;-)

We have a family friend who plays for Detriot, so whenever the Tigers come to Camden Yards we try to go. I love Camden Yards.


26 posted on 04/16/2010 7:19:54 AM PDT by AnglePark
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To: Doc Savage

You wrote to Giles?My husband got 4 free tickets when he wrote.Our family goes to the games all the time with no problems.


27 posted on 04/16/2010 7:24:55 AM PDT by fatima (Free Hugs Today :))
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To: Arec Barrwin

Should have read:

Unruly Phillies Fan Assaults, Vomits on, Cop and His Family


28 posted on 04/16/2010 7:32:46 AM PDT by Arthur McGowan (In Edward Kennedy's America, federal funding of brothels is a right, not a privilege.)
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To: dfwgator
I wonder where Pirate fans would be on the list...the problem is we can't find any.

Ditto Marlins fans. When I used to go to games at Pro Robbie Ex, it was sad to see that there were usually more fans of the visiting team than that of the Fish.

29 posted on 04/16/2010 7:37:51 AM PDT by Clemenza (Remember our Korean War Veterans)
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To: Clemenza

That’s the problem with any professional franchise in the South, the carpetbaggers still root for their old teams. Hey I admit it, I’ve lived here in Dallas for 20 years, and my teams are still the Lions and Tigers, although I have switched my allegiance from the Red Wings to the Stars.


30 posted on 04/16/2010 7:44:37 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

“I wonder where Pirate fans would be on the list...the problem is we can’t find any.”

Oh. I’m still here. I just don’t like to fight.

PNC Park has become an economical way for baseball fans to enjoy watching their team win on the road!!! Why pay all of that cash for a seat in Fenway or Yankee Stadium when you can travel to glorious, People’s Republic of Pittsburgh and see your team destroy one of baseball’s finest AAAA teams around! For what would be the price of 3 tickets to a winning team’s park, you could probably fly to Pittsburgh 1st class, get a five star hotel room, and get great seats to see your team slaughter our young battling’ Buccos.


32 posted on 04/16/2010 7:57:21 AM PDT by edh (I need a better tagline)
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To: cripplecreek

Don’t post crap on a newsgroup then...


34 posted on 04/16/2010 8:03:09 AM PDT by Walkingfeather
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To: Arec Barrwin

At least it was projectile vomitus. That type is more dramatic.(Philadelphia is such a classy place!)


35 posted on 04/16/2010 8:06:55 AM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: Walkingfeather
Don’t post crap on a newsgroup then...

OK I'll bite. What's the crap? I said Detroit was a great baseball town.
36 posted on 04/16/2010 8:08:50 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: Arec Barrwin

Dog bites man.


37 posted on 04/16/2010 8:09:14 AM PDT by B Knotts (Impeach Obama)
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To: jla

Knock it off.


41 posted on 04/16/2010 8:28:04 AM PDT by Admin Moderator
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To: Arec Barrwin

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2009/04/man-stabbed-after-dodger-stadium-home-opener.html?cid=6a00d8341c630a53ef0115701ca120970b


42 posted on 04/16/2010 8:32:20 AM PDT by SZonian (We began as a REPUBLIC, a nation of laws. We became a DEMOCRACY, majority rules. Next step is?)
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To: Arec Barrwin

http://sports.espn.go.com/espn/wire?id=1625187


43 posted on 04/16/2010 8:33:44 AM PDT by SZonian (We began as a REPUBLIC, a nation of laws. We became a DEMOCRACY, majority rules. Next step is?)
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To: Arec Barrwin

http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSN3044086220070730


44 posted on 04/16/2010 8:35:40 AM PDT by SZonian (We began as a REPUBLIC, a nation of laws. We became a DEMOCRACY, majority rules. Next step is?)
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To: Dallas59

looks like Roseanne Barr.

enough to make me want to barf.


45 posted on 04/16/2010 8:39:36 AM PDT by WOBBLY BOB ("The welfare of humanity is always the alibi of tyrants"-Albert Camus)
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To: Arec Barrwin

I’ve lived a lot of places, and I am not exaggerating when I say that people in Philly were among the friendliest, on an individual or small group basis, of anywhere we lived. It’s been 15 years and we still exchange Christmas cards with some of our friends from the Philly suburb where we lived - among the few relationships we’ve maintained from that phase of our lives.

However, our experience at sporting events was freaking horrific. The fans we encountered at Phillies and Eagles games were among the most boorish, ill-behaved, rude, drunken, inconsiderate louts I’ve ever encountered - and I’ve been to Yankee Stadium as a Red Sox fan, so my bar is pretty high.

I have no idea why the dichotomy, but my wife and I still talk about it whenever we encounter that kind of behavior.


46 posted on 04/16/2010 9:12:39 AM PDT by LouD ("against all enemies, foreign and domestic...")
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To: Arec Barrwin

My two favorite baseball teams are the Mets and whoever is playing the Phillies.


47 posted on 04/16/2010 10:33:47 AM PDT by shortstop (Marco Rubio in 2010/General Petraeus in 2012.)
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To: LouD
Yankee Stadium is very mello these days unlike the 70’s.
48 posted on 04/16/2010 11:05:24 AM PDT by angcat (GOD SAVE US!)
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To: Dallas59

Someone dotted that eye.


49 posted on 04/16/2010 11:11:46 AM PDT by csvset
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To: LouD
>>fans we encountered at Phillies and Eagles games were among the most boorish, ill-behaved, rude, drunken, inconsiderate louts <<<

You can include Governor Ed Rendell in that gang. He has thrown snow balls at visiting teams.
50 posted on 04/16/2010 4:44:37 PM PDT by Kid Shelleen (Keep your socialized health care off my body !!)
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