Violence, F-Bombs: Texas City Little League Is A Quentin Tarantino Movie
From now on, no one under 17 will be admitted to a Little League baseball game in Texas City unless accompanied by a parent or adult guardian.
At least that's the way it should be, if recent events are any indication: A brawl between coaches that resulted in two arrests a couple of weeks ago, and now a third arrest of a coach -- for cursing.
The Galveston County Daily News reports that Jeremy Dalgado, 33, was free on a $170 bond after his arrest on a misdemeanor disorderly conduct charge after being "accused of dropping a few F-bombs during a game."
University of Houston Cougars Football vs. UConn Huskies College Football
TicketsThu., Sep. 29, 11:00am
Battle of the Piney Woods: SFA vs. SHSU
TicketsSat., Oct. 1, 3:00pm
University of Houston Cougars Football vs. Tulsa Golden Hurricane Football
TicketsSat., Oct. 15, 11:00am
Rice University Owls Football vs. UTSA Roadrunners Football
TicketsSat., Oct. 15, 6:00pm
Delgado apparently yelled at fellow coaches over their criticism of a player, which makes perfect sense. In Texas City. He was ejected by the umpire, and then tossed a few "fucks" that way, too, police said. (They don't take kindly to that down there.)
No metal folding chairs were broken over anyone's back, as near as we can tell, but that may be because of an absence of metal folding chairs.
The earlier incident between two coaches came "after a disagreement about a trick play," the paper reports, which is pretty damn funny and entirely plausible. It is the high-stakes world of Little League baseball, after all. The coaches were fined and suspended.
Delgado's punishment was to be discussed at a board meeting last night. We have messages in to Texas City LL president Kenneth Brown, but haven't heard back. We'll update if we do.
Get the This Week's Top Stories Newsletter
Every week we collect the latest news, music and arts stories — along with film and food reviews and the best things to do this week — so that you'll never miss Houston Press' biggest stories.