595. Rockies' Investigation Reveals Fan Didn't Use Racial Slur, Was Shouting at Mascot / After much hand-wringing and hysteria about a fan allegedly shouting the n-word at a baseball game, the evidence showed that he was actually shouting "Dinger", which is the name of the Colorado Rockies / 2021-08-09
Type of hoax:
not a hoax
After a thorough investigation that included calls, emails and video clips from concerned fans, media and broadcast partners, the Colorado Rockies have concluded that the fan was indeed yelling for Rockies mascot Dinger in hopes of getting his attention for a photo, and there was never any racial slur that occurred.