Baltimore Orioles Exec Defends Freddie Gray Protests: Baseball Is ‘Irrelevant’

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April 27, 2015 5:30 p.m.

Baltimore Orioles Chief Operating Officer John P. Angelos said via Twitter on Saturday that inconveniences and game cancelations were “irrelevant” compared to the real problems being protested in the wake of the death of Freddie Gray, which occurred while he was in police custody.

Angelos, the son of the team’s owner, responded to comments made by a Baltimore radio broadcaster who complained the protests that shut down the baseball field were creating a hassle for fans and Baltimore residents.

Below are Angelos’ tweets:

h/t Think Progress

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