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Umpire says fan used homophobic slur

Updated: September 8, 2010, 7:53 PM ET
Associated Press

MILWAUKEE -- Veteran umpire Bob Davidson says he ejected a fan at Miller Park because the fan used a homophobic slur aimed at St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina.

Davidson said he decided to throw out 44-year-old Sean A. Ottow of Waukesha, Wis., in the bottom of the seventh inning Tuesday night because he wanted to make sure Molina wouldn't do something to escalate the situation. Davidson spoke Wednesday before the series finale.

"Molina, I thought he was going to go toward ...

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