Sunday, Canada’s NATIONAL POST reported the Chicago White Sox have a shrine of sorts in their clubhouse, which consists of “two inflatable dolls, faux female of course, with an arrangement of strategically placed bats and two signs reading ‘You’ve Got To Push’ and ‘Let’s Go White Sox.’”
We’re happy to report that Carol Slezak of the CHICAGO SUN-TIMES today decided to devote an entire column to the “sexist shrine”, with predictable results.
We all know what Ms. Slezak is going to say before she says it. So the only thing interesting involving the matter was the reax of Ozzie Guillen when he was questioned about the display by the S-T’s Kara Spak.
Guillen: “Everyone in the clubhouse, 100% of the people in the clubhouse, they are 18 years old and that’s a private thing. If the players do it in the dugout so everyone in the public could see it, or did it in the hotel lobby . . .
“We did it in the clubhouse. A lot of worse things happen in the clubhouse. I don’t really know why people are making it a big deal. If people got their feelings hurt because of that . . . they don’t really know much about baseball.”
I’m on Ozzie’s side all the way on this one. As are the students at Arizona State: