Utah team sorry for 'Hourglass Appreciation'

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The Ogden Raptors offer a honest apology to anyone who was offended by the promotion itself and the contents of the press release, and in no way supports or condones the objectification of women.

The Ogden Raptors, a low-level affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers in Utah, recently unveiled plans for "Hourglass Appreciation Night", to supposedly poke fun at the fact that baseball is a sport without a clock.

"Fans will have the opportunity to pose for pictures with the lovely ladies as we showcase seriously splendid visual appeal", the release said.

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The press release was posted early Saturday morning but was not promoted on the team's social media feeds and went unnoticed until Monday night.

He says the release decorated with drawings of women in bikinis and promising a "different stunner each half-inning" wasn't authorized by team ownership or management, and the team has taken steps to make sure it wouldn't happen again.

Baggott said the Raptors wouldn't take questions about the event.

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The Los Angeles Dodgers' Rookie ball affiliate probably should have thought this one through more.

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The team didn't immediately return phone and email messages from The Associated Press seeking comment. Minor league baseball teams in particular are known for hosting wacky events to bring people out to games, like "Bark at the Park" nights for you and your canine friends. Last year, the team was forced to end a tradition where men dressed up as drag queens to rake the infield after outraged fans wrote to the league, according to KUTV.

The nearby Orem Owlz came under fire back in 2015 when the Pioneer League team had to cancel their "Caucasian Heritage Night" after the public gave the idea a swift kick in the teeth.

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Whitehurst reported from Salt Lake City.

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