Toronto shortstop Yunel Escobar was suspended for three games Tuesday by the Blue Jays for wearing eye-black displaying a homophobic slur written in Spanish during a game last weekend.
Flushing has hosted its fair share of stars, so it should come as no surprise that SNY’s all-time team has inspired some debate among Mets fans.
Braves general manager Frank Wren says the team is still gathering information on allegations that pitching coach Roger McDowell made homophobic comments and crude gestures toward fans before a game in San Francisco last weekend.
First it was Lenny Dykstra. Then it was Carl Everett. Now it’s Atlanta’s Roger McDowell, a key player in the Mets’ 1986 World Series run, who apologized in response to a fan’s complaint that he spewed homophobic comments over the weekend.