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Ever had anything stolen from a press box?

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by KJIM, Aug 6, 2006.

  1. KJIM

    KJIM Well-Known Member

    There are times when you simply have to leave things unattended in press boxes. Have you ever had anything disappear?

    I've heard of several who've had things like binoculars and cash taken, but thankfully, nothing of mine has gone missing except press notes.

    If you have had anything stolen, did you report it to the team/your boss/the police, and what was the reaction?
  2. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    Having your shit stolen by Norm MacLean at the Shea Stadium press box is a rite of passage in NY...right up there on the list of life's mile markers along with getting drunk for the first time and losing your virginity. Neither of which I did at Shea. Thank God.
  3. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

    What's the matter, BYH? Don't dig the bridge-and-tunnel chicks?
  4. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

    You sure they weren't stolen?

    I apologize if I failed to recognize your sarcasm font.
  5. expendable

    expendable Well-Known Member

    A Snickers and an unopened Coke.  I hope whoever took it got a bad case of the shits.
  6. cougargirl

    cougargirl Active Member

    Not yet, but one time I busted one of the TV guys rifling through the collective notes of a coworker and mine on press row, and told him it would be wise if he actually did his own work for a change.
  7. zeke12

    zeke12 Guest

    You mean besides my innocence?
  8. Bubba Fett

    Bubba Fett Active Member

    That was a rather restrained response. I don't think I would have been so polite.
  9. zeke12

    zeke12 Guest

    I didn't say my maidenhood, buck.
  10. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    Call me Joe Mauer! Call me Brad Radke!
  11. Double Down

    Double Down Well-Known Member

    Funny, but that's not what David Cone has been telling people.
  12. Johnny Dangerously

    Johnny Dangerously Well-Known Member

    I was in the same press box at Legion Field in Birmingham a few years ago when a writer discovered his laptop had been stolen during, I suppose, postgame interviews.
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