MLB Player Wants 'Pathetic' Black Lives Matter 'Animals' Put Behind Bars
I'm a pretty big baseball fan, but up until this morning I had no idea who Steve Clevenger was.
Steve Clevenger is a back-up catcher for the Seattle Mariners, and if his recent tweets are any indication, he's also a racist piece of shit.
On Thursday, Clevenger apparently tweeted some really nasty, racist things about the Black Lives Matter movement and President Barack Obama.
In his hate-filled tweet, Clevenger wrote,
I'm just going to say it: Fuck you, Steve Clevenger.
Terence Crutcher, an unarmed man in Tulsa, was just shot and killed by a police officer, and Clevenger is over here calling Black Lives Matter activists "animals."
It appears Clevenger was referring to the shooting of Keith Larmont Scott, another black man who was killed by police, this time in Charlotte, North Carolina.
The back-up catcher reportedly backtracked on his since-deleted tweets, saying the tweets were,
Hey Steve, go fuck yourself.
To make matters worse, if that's even possible, Yahoo! Sports columnist Jeff Passan followed up Clevenger's tweet by stating what I can only describe as a very sad dose of reality.
The Seattle Mariners released the following statement regarding their player's racist tweet about Black Lives Matter activists and the President of the United States.
Steve Clevenger can apologize all he wants, but we know the type of man he truly is. His "apology" is almost worse than his racist Twitter rant in the first place.