Rays mascot holds up sign that pokes fun at Steve Irwin’s death (Picture)


Former television star Steve Irwin, who was better known to many as “The Crocodile Hunter,” died back in 2006 when he was stung in the chest by a stingray. It has been over six years since his death and Irwin knew the risks associated with working alongside dangerous animals for a living, but does that make it okay to mock his death?

A Tampa Bay Rays fan at Tropicana Field on Wednesday night apparently felt there is nothing wrong with that, and it appears the home team’s mascot agreed. As you can see from the photo above that Twitter user @asianmegan posted on Thursday morning, a fan created a sign that made light of Irwin’s death. Deadspin reportedly spoke with the fan who made the sign.

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