Yankees fan sues team, ESPN, MLB for making fun of him napping at a game

Monday July 7th, 2014

A New York Yankee's fan is suing the team as well as MLB, ESPN New York, and announcers John Kruk and Dan Shulman, after he was spotted sleeping at an early season Yankees-Red Sox game and was mocked on the air.

While the ribbing from Kruk and Shulman seems pretty mild, CourthouseNews.com reports his lawsuit lists a malicious series of attacks:

"Plaintiff is unintelligent and stupid individual.

"Plaintiff is not worthy to be fan of the New York Yankee.

"Plaintiff is a fatty cow that need two seats at all time and represent symbol of failure.

"Plaintiff is a confused disgusted and socially bankrupt individual.

"Plaintiff is confused individual that neither understands nor knows anything about history and the meaning of rivalry between Red Sox and New York Yankee.

"Plaintiff is so stupid that he cannot differentiate between his house and public place by snoozing throughout the fourth inning of the Yankee game."

The plaintiff, Andrew Robert Rector, is seeking for $10 million in damages.

In case you are wondering how serious the lawsuit is, note that John Kruk's name is misspelled at least two different ways in the court filing.


-Brendan Maloy

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