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Baseball Owner Noticed Fans Behind Home Plate Wearing Opposing Team's Colors and Gave Them a Choice

"...we ask opposing team's fans when they purchase those seats to refrain from wearing that team's colors."

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If you spend more than $3,000 for prime seats at a baseball game, should the team be allowed to tell you what to wear?

The Arizona Diamondbacks say "yes." They enforce a policy that says fans of opposing teams may not wear the other team's colors when sitting in the expensive "Batter's Box Suite" at Chase Field.

Over the weekend, Diamondbacks' owner Ken Kendrick was spotted raising a ruckus with a fan wearing Los Angeles Dodgers gear in the seats behind home plate.

Kendrick allegedly told the fan he needed to change clothes or move to a different suite. Not long after the encounter, an usher brought a Diamondbacks jersey and the offensive Dodger blue was safely under wraps.

Watch the cover-up:

Deadspin contacted the Diamondbacks' front office for comment and received an explanation.

"Due to the high visibility of the home plate box, we ask opposing team's fans when they purchase those seats to refrain from wearing that team's colors," the team said. "During last night's game, when Ken Kendrick noticed the fans there, he offered them another suite if they preferred to remain in their Dodger gear."

This is not the first time these wardrobe rules have been enforced at Chase Field. It was almost two years ago to the date that the Diamondbacks forced a family of Dodger fans to cover up or move. They moved.



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