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    DUMBEST LAWSUIT EVER

    I wish I could put this in the jokes section...but unfortunately it's real.

    NEW YORK - A longtime baseball fan is suing the New York Yankees over some players' reported use of performance-enhancing drugs, saying he wants repayment for $221 in tickets and a public response from his once-beloved team.

    "I look at it almost as consumer fraud," said Matthew Mitchell, 30, a Brooklyn resident who said he went to his first game at Yankee Stadium in 1984. "If I'm going to watch a baseball game, then I expect it to be the real thing."

    The Yankees declined to comment.

    The paralegal filed his lawsuit in small claims court in Brooklyn last week, less than a month after former U.S. Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell released a report linking 85 Major League Baseball players including 20 current and former Yankees to illegal use of steroids and other performance-enhancing formulations.

    Matthew Mitchell wants to be reimbursed for tickets to five games between 2002 and 2007. They include Game 2 of the 2003 World Series, in which pitcher Andy Pettitte led the Yankees to a win.

    Pettitte was named in the steroids report, released Dec. 13, and has since admitted he used human growth hormone to recover from an elbow injury in 2002. Baseball banned HGH in January 2005. Pettitte has said he used it to heal faster, not to enhance his performance, and stressed that he never used steroids.

    Mitchell said he filed the lawsuit chiefly because he wanted team representatives "to be forced to come down and answer my claim." A court date is set for Feb. 20.
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    No one has greater love than this, to lay down ones life for ones friends - John 15:13

    "The Wicked Flee When No Man Pursueth: But The Righteous Are Bold As A Lion".

    We lucky few, we band of brothers. For he who today sheds his blood with me shall be my brother.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jmur5074 View Post

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    probably some ass clown with the same personality type as that judge who sued the dry cleaners for 50 million bucks over a cheap pair of pants.

    they should countersue and waste his finances on principle.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ender View Post
    probably some ass clown with the same personality type as that judge who sued the dry cleaners for 50 million bucks over a cheap pair of pants.
    Exactly what popped to mind!
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    I slow down, and then it occurs to me, I'm not afraid of small children"!

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    That is a bunch of crap. sounds like the guy that sued MacDonald's for getting fat.

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    I would love to see something brought to legislation that would make it where in order to sue, you would have had to suffer some tangible loss - not just because you got sand in your vagina about something that has nothing whatsoever to do with you. This wouldn't even fit into any kind of 'emotional distress' category if he wasn't such a pussy.
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