Daily Archives September 9, 2017

Atlanta Braves Apologize for Tone Deaf ‘Rock Me Like a Hurricane’ Song Choice

The Atlanta Braves have been criticized for demonstrating very poor song choice on Thursday night when The Scorpions’ 1984 hit “Rock You Like a Hurricane” blasted out over the loudspeaker while they played the Miami Marlins at SunTrust Park in Georgia.

Many deem it a tone deaf move considering that Hurricane Irma is currently barreling towards Southern Florida from the Caribbean and sparking widespread evacuations.

According to the Miami Herald’s Clark Spencer, a Braves official later apologized for the song, saying that it was on the team’s regular playlist but should have been pulled. The official added that the rock song would not be used again during the series.

The insensitive set list did not go unnoticed by the Twitterverse, with one user calling it “a savage move,” and one Fox Spor...

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