Exonerated Bryan Stow Beating Suspect Attends His First Dodger Game
Even though Giovanni Ramirez was once suspected of beating San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow in the parking lot, Tuesday marked the first time the exonerated man attended a ball game at Dodger Stadium.
For the Dodgers' home opener, Ramirez was seated behind home plate, in box seats provided to him by his lawyers, says CBS2.
Why did Ramirez, who was recently released from prison following a parole violation, want to check out the game? “Just wanted to come and know the place, know the place that caused all this ruckus,” Ramirez told a reporter.
Apparently some people at the game noticed Ramirez, and even asked for his autograph. (Seriously, people?)
There was a heavy cop presence at the game, courtesy the Los Angeles Police Department, and there were no major incidents at the Stadium. The McCourt-less Dodgers even managed to win the game.
While the game wasn't missing Ramirez, it was missing someone else: broadcaster Vin Scully.
Oh, and Ramirez (who has long maintained he isn't even a baseball fan) says he's not sure if he's going to hit up another Dodger game anytime soon.