St. Louis Cardinals delete sexist tweet after backlash from fans

The St. Louis Cardinals deleted a tweet on Tuesday that was sent from the team account earlier in the day that many viewed as sexist.

The message in question was promoting a May 17 giveaway of replica World Series rings — but it implied that men who “love baseball” should obtain the gift for the women in their lives who “[love] jewelry.”

According to outraged fans, the tweet connoted that baseball and jewelry are mutually exclusive interests — and women are bigger fans of accessories then they are of sports.

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