Boston’s Chris Evans Wants ‘Lifetime Ban’ for Racist Red Sox Fans

“Disgusting,” tweets “Captain America” star, a lifelong Red Sox fan

Last Updated: May 2, 2017 @ 12:38 PM

“Captain America” actor and Red Sox fan Chris Evans wants a “lifetime ban” placed on racist Red Sox fans.

“Disgusting. Lifetime ban for the offender,” tweeted Evans on Tuesday.

Evans is responding to the treatment of Baltimore Orioles’ outfielder Adam Jones who said the Fenway crowd’s verbal abuse included racial slurs.

“A disrespectful person threw a bag of peanuts at me and I got called the ‘N’ word a handful of times,” Jones said following the Orioles’ 5-2 victory over the Red Sox. “It was pretty awesome out there. Just part of the job, right? That’s one of the worst nights. It’s very unfortunate to be honest with you. I heard there were 50-60 ejections tonight in the ballpark. It is what it is. I just go out and try to play baseball.”

Jones added: “It’s unfortunate that people need to resort to those type of epithets to degrade another human being. I’m out there trying to make a living for myself and my family. The best thing about myself is that I know how to move on and still play the game hard and let people be who they are and let them show their true colors.”

Red Sox officials told the Boston Globe there were fewer than 30 ejections from the ballpark Monday. Jones was visibly upset after the game and said the individual in question was escorted out of the stadium.

“They found him,” Jones said. “It’s unfortunate. Pathetic. What they need to do is instead of kicking people out of the stadium, they need to fine them 10 grand, 20 grand, 30 grand, and then make them pay in full and if they don’t, take it out of their check. That’s how you hurt somebody. Kicking them out of the stadium, what does that mean? It’s a slap on the wrist. The guy needs to be confronted and needs to pay for what he does.”

Jones continued: “What if something hit me in the eye and I can’t play baseball anymore?”


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