GIANTS PITCHER REFUSES TO KNEEL

Giants’ pitcher Sam Coonrod refuses to kneel during Black Lives Matter moment because of faith: ‘I’m a Christian’

San Francisco Giants pitcher Sam Coonrod was the only player to stand during a moment honoring the Black Lives Matter movement .

Ahead of the season opener against the Los Angeles Dodgers,

Telling reporters after the game that as a Christian he “can’t kneel before anything besides God.”

MLB provided teams with a long black ribbon that players on both sides jointly held as they kneeled in unity.

Every player and coach from the Washington Nationals and New York Yankees took part in the demonstration ahead of their game,

But hours later, Coonrod stood alone.

I’m a Christian,” he said, according to TMZ Sports. “So I just believe that I can’t kneel before anything besides God.”

GIANTS PITCHER REFUSES TO KNEEL

Most members of the San Francisco Giants kneel during a moment of silence prior to an opening day baseball.

The game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, July 23, in Los Angeles.

Aside from his religious beliefs, the 27-year-old relief pitcher said there are aspects of the movement that he disagrees with………

DAWG SAYS: THOUGH PROFESSIONAL SPORTS DO NOT INTEREST ME MUCH ANYMORE,

I CERTAINLY HOPE HE IS NOT CHASTISED AND BERATED JUST BECAUSE OF HIS BELIEFS.

THIS COUNTRY IS SUPPOSED TO BE ABOUT FREE AND OPEN BELIEFS.


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1 Comment

  1. To make a point, BLM will disappear him within a month.

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