Did World Series Sign Mock Cancer?

Posted on: 11:34 am, October 28, 2013, by , updated on: 11:43am, October 28, 2013

ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Major League Baseball held a benefit before the 6th inning to, “Standup to Cancer.”

Announcers, players and fans held signs with the names of someone they knew whose life had been touched by the disease.

MLB had a billboard on the screen urging viewers to donate to the cause to help those dying of cancer.

Many baseball fans were offended when they saw two fans holding an unusual sign.

According to Deadspin.com, the woman holding the sign was Sarah Newlon, a former The Bachelor contestant, was holding a sign that read, “Molina.”

When many people saw the video of Newlon laughing with the Red Sox fan, they assumed she was making fun of Yadier Molina and online outraged ensued.   But, Newlon shot back on Twitter saying they weren’t laughing about cancer,  they were surprised to be on the jumbotron.

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4 comments

  • gregory mcclain says:

    Why do people have to make a big deal over nothing?????

  • mlbmommy says:

    Wow, she may have known somebody with that same name, and may have been laughing at memories of that person… people need to calm doen and let others enjoy life. Just because its cancer awareness doesn’t mean it hasto be sad… geez .

  • I AM not your friend says:

    its the culture for necks to Mock serious matters.

  • Don says:

    I just lost a brother to cancer, I saw Sarah Newlon and I wasn’t offended. I do not think she would be mocking cancer.

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