Fan asked to remove controversial T-shirt before Pirates game

Man asked to remove controversial T-shirt before Pirates game

PITTSBURGH — A T-shirt worn by a man attending the Pittsburgh Pirates game is causing some controversy.

Bruno Manypenny wore a shirt that said, “Spend Nutting, Win Nutting” to the Friday’s game.

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The shirt was directed to Pirates owner Bob Nutting and some of his decisions.


A security officer approached Manypenny and told him he needed to remove the shirt if he wanted to come inside the stadium.

Manypenny complied and watched the game in a white shirt, then took to Facebook to describe what happened.

So last night I went to the Pittsburgh Pirates game wearing my “spend nutting win nutting” shirt. After I had already...

Posted by Bruno Manypenny on Saturday, April 28, 2018

A spokesperson for the Pittsburgh Pirates told Channel 11 the security officer misinterpreted stadium rules about wardrobe policy.