Saturday, July 16, 2005

Coach Allegedly Paid Player to Hit Disabled Teammate

Tucked away in the AOL Sports section I found this story:


Coach Allegedly Paid Player to Hit Disabled Teammate

Man Accused of Having Boy Hurt So He Wouldn't Have to Play Him


PITTSBURGH (July 16) - A T-ball coach allegedly paid one of his players $25 to hurt an 8-year-old mentally disabled teammate so he wouldn't have to put the boy in the game, police said Friday….


(click on blue hyperlink headline for full story)


  1.    This is absolutely horrendous that mankind has stooped to this level.  I wonder what his own son thinks of his father's miserable mind.  Or is this the attitude that a parent is presenting to his own son?  What a terrible message he is sending about the world.  Why do we tolerate men like this in the sports world, especially with our love of life - our own children? Good job reporting, Patrick!  I have missed your column the last few weeks.  Give Patti hugs and kisses from the Fauls.  Love to all, Jean and John

  2. ...have missed your comments for a while.

    This story is sick.  Makes you wonder what we are coming to.


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