Updated 3:31 p.m. | A bipartisan group of House lawmakers from the Lone Star State put Missouri pols on notice Thursday: acts of aggression against the Houston Astros will not be tolerated.
Rep. Pete Olson, R-Texas, authored a stern warning — signed by three-quarters of the Texas delegation — to colleagues from the Show-Me State expressing deep dissatisfaction with the state of affairs between the dueling ball clubs.
“A state of war exists between the Astros and the Cardinal Empire,” Olson et al. ribbed their counterparts in response to reports that members of the St. Louis Cardinals’ organization may have hacked into Houston Astros’ computer systems. “There is no blinking at the fact that our team, our fans, and the sanctity of the game of baseball are in grave danger.”
Per staff, Olson hand-delivered the mischievous missive to every member from Missouri he was able to run down. Full story