All 18 players of the professional softball team Scrap Yard Fastpitch (Scrap Yard FP) left on Monday evening after the general manager of the team President Donald Trump tweeted presented that players stand during the national anthem. Players now have formed a new team. Monday ‘, the demolition site based in Texas faced FP USSSA Pride in Melbourne, Fla., In which one of the first in a series of seven games. During the game, scoring the Scrap Yard Twitter account FP are now deleted photos of the players for the national anthem along with the text: “Hey @realDonaldTrump Pro Fastpitch is played live … Each flag represents” The tweet was from general manager Connie team in May written by contributions of social media by the players. The New York Times reported that the players were surprised to hear after returning to their dressing room after the game for the post. Many of the players (more than half of them in late 2021 Tokyo Olympics to play ESPN) started posting on social media that they were not consulted on the tweets that they do not place their faith and stressed that support Black Lives Matter movement. “I’m so bad, ever in my entire career as a player, or even life I’ve ever been so bad,” Stokes Kiki, a black player tweeted a team. “[A] is in this locker room after a game and have no idea that the organization that I faithfully for the last 5 years, and my honest to God heart and soul in it was not for me, but even more important is my community hurts. “” will not talk. I will not stand by Connie actions may and what he wrote on the Scrap Yard FP Twitter account: “Taylor Edwards, another player Scrap Yard FP, a tweet. “This was done during our game without our knowledge, but especially at a time that we as American women during the period of uncertainty show Hope & light shine we wanted.” At the end of the night, all 18 players had left the team after the Times. Scrap Yard Fastpitch did not respond to request for comment TIME. Trump has repeatedly criticized the athletes kneel during the national anthem, he began a demonstration by former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick in 2016 to protest against systemic racism and police violence. On Friday, the former Yard FP scrap players have announced that they are in a new independent team softball This Is Us, which they say is reformed had called for the rest of the season there. This is us softball includes all 18 former players of Scrap Yard FP, ESPN reported. “This Is Us Softball is a group in June 2020 athletes from 18 professional fastpitch softball by all Member States, formed” the team’s website says. “If these athletes were badly spoken in a way that was not sensitive to the current climate in America, they chose from their former professional team to walk and move as a separate unit to the front.” The website states that the players their “resources used for the summer season 2020 on the softball field to return and continue playing the game they love, but also their platforms used to raise awareness, empower young men and women join the community of softball. “” We are here for a change in the softball community must wake to capture and share knowledge about racial injustice in our world, “says the team’s website. “We are here to take in order to promote our community of love and certainly to be alone, those around them, and the black community.” This is she plays softball USSSA Pride Saturday night in Viera, Fla., And the game is live streaming. The team also holds a panel afterwards to answer questions and to discuss the formation of the team.
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