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Hassin Bin Sober

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Mon Sep 3, 2018, 07:24 PM Sep 2018

Organist Trolls Daniel Murphy with Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" for Homophobic Comments [View all]


Organist Trolls Daniel Murphy with Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" for Homophobic Comments

https://sports.vice.com/en_us/article/wjkmmx/organist-trolls-daniel-murphy-with-lady-gagas-born-this-way-for-homophobic-comments

Daniel Murphy has a history of homophobic remarks which resurfaced after his trade to the Chicago Cubs and the notorious Atlanta Braves organist let him have it during his walk-up songs last night.



The Atlanta Braves organist Matthew Kaminski has developed a reputation as a certifiable badass, with a penchant for puns. The man has been taking requests via Twitter for how best to troll various players, but it's fair to say that he knocked it out of the park with his set list for controversial Cubs trade acquisition Daniel Murphy.

The Organist put together a set list featuring inclusionary anthems like Lady Gaga's "Born This Way," "What the World Needs Now is Love," and "Lola" to be played while Murphy, who is a "Hate the sin, love the sinner" kind of guy, walked to the plate for each at-bat.

Murphy has a history of homophobic remarks going back to 2015, when he spoke out against the gay "lifestyle" when former ballplayer Billy Bean became an inclusion ambassador for Major League Baseball and visited Murphy's then-team the Mets. Bean, who came out as gay in 1999 after a six-year career, was at the Mets' spring training camp to spread awareness of sexuality in sports, and to help build acceptance. To which Murphy responded, per NJ.com:

"I disagree with his lifestyle," Murphy said. "I do disagree with the fact that Billy is a homosexual. That doesn't mean I can't still invest in him and get to know him. I don't think the fact that someone is a homosexual should completely shut the door on investing in them in a relational aspect. Getting to know him. That, I would say, you can still accept them but I do disagree with the lifestyle, 100 percent.".
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