Fans Unfurl Massive 'Trump 2020' Banner at Fenway Park - NECN

Fans Unfurl Massive 'Trump 2020' Banner at Fenway Park

The incident quickly spread on social media, where fans posted photos and videos and offered mixed reactions

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    Fans Unfurl Trump 2020 Banner at Red Sox Game

    Fans attending a Red Sox game at Fenway Park on Friday night unfurled a Trump 2020 banner, prompting a flurry of social media posts. (Published Saturday, May 11, 2019)

    Several fans unfurled a massive Trump 2020 banner at Friday night’s Boston Red Sox game against the Seattle Mariners, prompting other fans to quickly rip it down.

    The incident, which happened at Fenway Park, quickly spread on social media, where fans posted photos and videos and offered mixed opinions.

    “I would’ve ripped it down as well,” Aimie Searles said. “Good for them.”

    Another fan disagreed.

    “Yell and scream at it,” Steven Salhaney said. “Yeah, I agree. Boo. Definitely. Tearing it down? No.”

    Shortly after the incident, Dion Cini accepted responsibility for the fiasco, posting a photo of himself holding the banner on Twitter with the caption: “Got my flag back.”

    Cini was banned for life from Disney World last year after he waved another Trump 2020 sign on the Splash Mountain ride at the Magic Kingdom.

    He could not be reached for comment.

    The Boston Red Sox quickly ejected the fans who were responsible.

    In a statement, the team said in part: “The fans were in violation of the club’s signage policy....”

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