Vanderbilt Parents Got Hit with Racial Slurs During College World Series

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The College World Series is here, and the news coming from the three game series between Vanderbilt and Mississippi State has turned racial. According to a report from ESPN’s Clinton Yates, parents of Vanderbilt players were subjected to racial slurs. “Vandy parents at the stadium tonight were subjected to racial slurs during the game and no one was hurt but the incident was obviously unacceptable and inappropriate,” he wrote on Twitter.


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Yates continued to detail more about the incident:

Vanderbilt athletic director  issued a statement following the alleged incident:


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“To the family members who were impacted, please know that you have my full support,” she continued. “And you absolutely have the wholehearted support of not only Vanderbilt Athletics but all of Commodore Nation.”

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Vanderbilt beat Mississippi State in Game 1 8-2.

Game 2 is tonight, hopefully there won’t be any more incidents.


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