San Francisco Giants CEO Larry Baer shown pulling wife to ground in video

first_imgBaseball Share on Twitter Reuse this content Topics Larry Baer, the president and chief executive officer of the San Francisco Giants, was involved in an altercation with his wife in which he knocked her from her chair in a public plaza on Friday afternoon.A video of the incident published by TMZ on Friday shows Baer attempting to take a cell phone from his wife, Pamela, pulling her to the ground as she shouts: “Oh my God, no, help!” MLB Share on Facebook San Francisco Giants Share on Pinterest Support The Guardian Baer confirmed he got into an “unfortunate public argument” with his wife in an interview with the San Francisco Chronicle, saying he’s apologized to his wife and police were not initially contacted, though Chronicle reporter Evan Sernoffsky said authorities later turned up at the scene in the city’s Hayes Valley neighborhood to speak with witnesses.“My wife and I had an unfortunate public argument related to a family member and she had an injured foot and she fell off her chair in the course of the argument,” Baer said. “The matter is resolved. It was a squabble over a cell phone. Obviously it’s embarrassing.”Baer, 61, joined the Giants as the team’s marketing director in 1980, working his way up and succeeding Bill Neukom as the team’s CEO in 2012.The couple, who has four children together, has been married for 28 years.A team spokesperson responded to request for comment from the Guardian with a joint statement from Larry and Pamela Baer, saying they were “deeply embarrassed” by the incident.“Regrettably today we had a heated argument in public over a family matter,” the statement read. “We are deeply embarrassed by the situation and have resolved the issue.”Major League Baseball released a statement saying that it “is aware of the incident and, just like any other situation like this, will immediately begin to gather the facts. We will have no further comment until this process is completed.”center_img Since you’re here… Bryce Harper to sign record $330m contract with Philadelphia Phillies … we have a small favour to ask. More people are reading and supporting The Guardian’s independent, investigative journalism than ever before. And unlike many new organisations, we have chosen an approach that allows us to keep our journalism accessible to all, regardless of where they live or what they can afford. But we need your ongoing support to keep working as we do.The Guardian will engage with the most critical issues of our time – from the escalating climate catastrophe to widespread inequality to the influence of big tech on our lives. At a time when factual information is a necessity, we believe that each of us, around the world, deserves access to accurate reporting with integrity at its heart.Our editorial independence means we set our own agenda and voice our own opinions. Guardian journalism is free from commercial and political bias and not influenced by billionaire owners or shareholders. This means we can give a voice to those less heard, explore where others turn away, and rigorously challenge those in power.We need your support to keep delivering quality journalism, to maintain our openness and to protect our precious independence. Every reader contribution, big or small, is so valuable. Support The Guardian from as little as $1 – and it only takes a minute. Thank you. Share via Email Share on LinkedIn US sports Share on Messenger Share on WhatsApp Read morelast_img

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