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Monday, June 18, 2018

Royals closed captioning includes ‘homosexual’ and ‘pimp hitter’

Royals closed caption pimp hitter

FOX Sports Kansas City had a little bit of a problem with their closed captioning on Sunday during the Royals-Texas Rangers game.

Rangers DH Jeff Baker pinch hit for David Murphy during the top of the 10th inning and struck out. The outcome had to be a disappointment for the closed captioning person, who labeled Baker a “pimp hitter.”

The closed captioning also screwed up twice by calling someone “homosexual”:

Royals closed captioning homosexual

I’m sure if we all watched more live sports with closed captioning on, we’d see this sort of thing happen pretty frequently. Still, that was pretty bad. Unfortunately, Brady Quinn could relate to the mistake.

H/T Deadspin
Photo: Twitter/Josh Klingler 2

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