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Crime Astros fan arrested, accused of slapping Yankees fan at ALCS

02:35  16 october  2019
02:35  16 october  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Astros fans will get one more shot to show their support for the home team in Game 2 on Sunday night before the series heads to New York for the next three games in the series . Browse through the photos at the top of the page for a look at some of the fans at Saturday's Astros - Yankees playoff game.

HOUSTON (AP) — An Astros fan is facing an assault charge after being accused by authorities of slapping a New York Yankees fan after the two got into an argument at Houston's Minute Maid Park during the second game of the American League Championship Series.

This undated photo provided by the Harris County District Attorney's Office shows James Dinkins. Dinkins, an Astros fan is facing an assault charge after being accused by authorities of slapping a New York Yankees fan after the two got into an argument at Houston's Minute Maid Park during the second game of the AL Championship Series Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019 in Houston, Texas. Dinkins was arrested on the misdemeanor charge after police say he slapped the Yankees fan in the back of the head after he cheered for the New York team during the game. (Harris County District Attorney's Office via AP) © Provided by The Associated Press This undated photo provided by the Harris County District Attorney's Office shows James Dinkins. Dinkins, an Astros fan is facing an assault charge after being accused by authorities of slapping a New York Yankees fan after the two got into an argument at Houston's Minute Maid Park during the second game of the AL Championship Series Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019 in Houston, Texas. Dinkins was arrested on the misdemeanor charge after police say he slapped the Yankees fan in the back of the head after he cheered for the New York team during the game. (Harris County District Attorney's Office via AP)

James Dinkins was arrested on the misdemeanor charge after police say he slapped the Yankees fan in the back of the head after he cheered for the New York team during Sunday night's game.

The 73-year-old Dinkins, a former justice of the peace in neighboring Montgomery County, is free on a $100 bond. Court records didn't list an attorney for Dinkins.

Harris County District Attorney's Office prosecutor Nathan Beedle called the allegations against Dinkins "troubling," saying that Houston prides itself on "hospitality, sportsmanship, and welcoming anyone from anywhere."

Astros fire executive Brandon Taubman .
The Astros on Friday announced they have terminated the employment of assistant general manager Brandon Taubman, who came under fire earlier this weeks for in appropriate comments made in the clubhouse after the team's victory in the American League Championship Series. Astros assistant general manager Brandon Taubman issued an apology for statements he made after Game 6 of ALCS win over Yankees.

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