Two years ago the Arizona Diamondbacks introduced a program that allows fans to send text messages to security to report unruly fan behavior during a game. At the time I remember applauding this new policy as another example of the team creating a family friendly environment.

Since that time I have seen the process in action on several occasions. I watched as security arrived on the scene where a pregnant Los Angeles Dodgers fan was wielding a mini bat from the team shop and laid open another Dodgers fan who she though had made eyes at her boyfriend/husband (I have to admit, when a hormonal charged female is swinging a wooden bat like a light saber I wasn’t about to go and inquire whether she was married to the guy she was sitting next to).

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