Softball Community Rises Up Against Scrap Yard Fast Pitch Tweet

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One tweet turned a day of celebration for pro softball players into a day of disappointment for many in the softball community.

During the USSSA Pride and Scrap Yard Dawgs opening game, General Manager of Scrap Yard Dawgs, Connie May sent an anti-kneeling tweet tagging President Donald Trump and USSSA Pride with a photo of the team:

Following the tweet, a wave of angry, frustrated, and disappointed comments ensued from fans over Twitter and screenshots were taken before the tweet was deleted.

Former Olympian Natasha Watley and many other prominent figures within the softball community denounced the actions and attitude of Scrap Yard in disappointment.

Scrap Yard Fast Pitch players were completely unaware of the Tweet while they were playing but were informed immediately after the game.

USA players Cat Osterman, Kelsey Stewart, Ally Carda, Aubree Munro, Haylie McCleney, and more repudiated Scrap Yard’s Tweet and announced they would no longer be representing Scrap Yard.


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