Dodger Stadium Rethinks Beer Policy
As part of their crackdown on unruly fans, officials at Dodger Stadium are rethinking the sale of alcohol on the premises, reports KTLA:
...officials have announced their plan to reconsider half-price beer sales at six games this season, along with serving sizes and when to stop serving.
The announcement follows Police Chief Charlie Beck's plan to increase security at Dodger Stadium, including more uniformed officers in the ballpark and in the parking lot, following the brutal beating of Giants fan Bryan Stow on opening day.
Aside from the rethinking of alcohol sales, Dodgers officials are reacting to the tragedy with a surprisingly distant approach. In a press release, Dodgers Vice President of Communications Josh Rawitch seemed more upset that Bryan Stow's beating ruined opening day for other people, rather than that it left a man in a coma with potentially life-altering injuries:
"It is extremely unfortunate that this incident took place on what was otherwise a great day at Dodger Stadium for tens of thousands of fans. We're committed to having the most fan and family friendly environment in baseball and will continue to make that a top priority. We are cooperating fully with authorities during their investigation and we wish this fan a speedy recovery."
And as far as financial assistance, the Dodgers have coughed up a paltry $25,000 towards help for Stow, when as KTLA points out:
...court papers filed in the divorce of Frank and Jamie McCourt showed the couple took $108 million in personal distributions from Dodgers revenues from 2004 to 2009.