It feels like we are on our way to cancelling the word ‘dinger’ in baseball and that is unfortunate. The conversation around it started after video seemingly showed a Colorado Rockies fan screaming the n-word at a Marlins player over the weekend.
It was later determined by the Rockies that the guy was actually calling out ‘dinger,’ which is the name of their mascot.
Fast forward to Monday morning and now we have more controversy after viewers noticed that Mexican-American sportscaster Antonietta Collins accidentally shouted the n-word as she tried to say dinger.
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So far, ESPN has not commented about the incident.