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SF Giants' Bruce Bochy Shows Solidarity and Dons 49ers Hat for Alex Smith

Gabe ZaldivarPop Culture Lead WriterNovember 20, 2016

Bruce Bochy is one cool dude. 

The San Francisco Giants skipper is taking Hatgate one step further by wearing a 49ers hat to a dugout press conference. 

Normally, a manager wearing a hat isn't all that riveting, even if it's the hat of a team that plays in a different league than he coaches. 

But recent news hasn't been all that normal. 

As Deadspin reported on Thursday, 49ers quarterback Alex Smith got in to a bit of trouble for his habit of wearing a Giants hat after games. The NFL has warned him they will fine him $15,000 if he does that again. 

Larry Brown Sports spotted this video of Bochy donning his fellow San Francisco franchise by wearing a 49ers cap. He doesn't sound too worried about a similar fine coming from MLB officials; when asked about being fined, he stated: 

I don’t think so. I hope not. We're having some fun with this. This is what it's about. Sometimes we take things a little too serious, I think. (Smith) comes out here and supports us and we do appreciate it so this is our way of saying thanks.

It's all fun and games until someone gets a $15,000 fine. Kudos to Bochy for putting this silly hat fiasco into perspective. 


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