Yankees fan spat on ex-Red Sox catcher's 9-year-old daughter, wife says

Jason and Catherine Varitek
Jason and Catherine Varitek attend the Pedro Martinez Charity Feast With 45 at Fenway Park on June 29, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts. Photo credit Paul Marotta/Getty Images for Pedro Martinez Charity

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — A Yankees fan spat on a former Red Sox catcher’s 9-year-old daughter over the weekend, his wife said on Twitter.

Catherine Varitek, who is married to former catcher Jason Varitek, said the incident happened as she and her family were walking to their car outside Yankee Stadium Saturday night.

“What our kids just went through walking to our car in Yankee Stadium was scary,” she wrote. “Someone SPIT on my 9 year old daughter for wearing her Varitek jersey.”

“I can handle ‘Curse Words’ that s--t was straight out filth and vile,” she added. “Baseball banter should be fun, not harmful and offensive.”

The Yankees “said they were not aware of the alleged incident,” the New York Post reported.

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