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‘The Dodger’s Clubhouse’ Criticized For Denying Discounts To Giants Fans

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WOODLAND HILLS (CBS) — A sign inside The Dodger’s Clubhouse at the Westfield Topanga Mall in Woodland Hills is stirring up controversy with baseball fans.

“Unbelievable, unbelievable,” said shopper Jon Crowley. That was his reaction to a store sign that reads, “No Discounts To Giant’s Fans.”

“It’s incredibly insensitive to have something like this up inside a store, in light of the fact that this guy is laying in a hospital bed in a coma,” Crowley said.

The Giant’s fan that Crowley was talking about is Bryan Stow. The father of two was beaten in a parking lot after the March 31 season opener and remains hospitalized in Los Angeles. No arrests have been made.

Just before the attack, Stow, wearing a Giants jersey, had texted a family member to say he feared for his safety in the raucous, pro-Dodger crowd.

Crowley said the store’s sign is extremely insensitive. He asked store employees to remove the sign, but his request was ignored.

The sign has since been removed. The store manager had no comment.

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