Shin Soo Choo Indians Outfielder Booed In Minor Leagues For Having Name Similar To Virginia Tech Killer

MUD HENS FANS NEED TO DROP A VOWEL ONCE IN AWHILE: The CLEVELAND PLAIN DEALER reports that current Indians Outfielder Shin-Soo Choo, who was called up to the major leagues Monday, heard boos for the wrong reason last week in Toledo, OH.

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P-D: “When Class AAA Buffalo, the Indians’ top farm club, played in Toledo, fans apparently associated him with Seung-Hui Cho, the Virginia Tech senior who killed 32 of his schoolmates before killing himself April 16.

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Choo: “Some fans said bad things. It’s pretty close to my name. My name is spelled Choo, and his name is Cho.

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Choo needs to lighten up on the fine folks of T-Town. If my #1 postgame restaurant option was either White Castle or Bob Evans, I’d be booing anything that moves too.