Phillies third baseman Alec Bohm says 'I f-ing hate this place' about Philadelphia, lives to tell the tale
As countless professional athletes have learned over the years, calling out the fans in just about any city is a no-win game.
Call them out in Philadelphia and you might as well strap yourself to a rocket and head straight to Mars, because there is no coming back.
Philadelphia Phillies third baseman Alec Bohm put that theory to the test on Monday night, when the Phils opened up a three-game set against the visiting New York Mets at Citizens Bank Park.
Bohm, a third-year infielder still finding his way in the show, made three errors in the first three innings at third base, a disastrous start for a player trying to win the starting job.
Within a blink, the Phillies trailed 3-0 to the rival Mets, though none of Bohm's errors directly led to an unearned run.
But the boo birds were out anyway, as is tradition in Philly. Then, after Bohm's second error, the 25-year-old settled down and made a routine play,
Bohm, probably not knowing the camera was on him at the time, could be seen saying "I f---ing hate this place" while that was happening,
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