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Friday, June 1, 2012

Bryan Stow's Alleged Attackers Wear Dodger Blue Jail Outfits

Posted By on Fri, Jun 1, 2012 at 5:59 AM

Marvin Norwood, in a Dodger blue outfit of his own choosing - LOS ANGELES TIMES, VIA FACEBOOK
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There's not much fun in recounting the grim details of the ongoing trial of Marvin Norwood and Louie Sanchez, who are accused of beating Giants fan Bryan Stow to within an inch of his life at Dodgers Stadium last year.

But, there is this: During the trial, Sanchez and Norwood -- who, according to our sister paper LA Weekly, is not the sort of guy to leave alone with your missus -- were both outfitted in unmistakably Dodger blue jail garb.

It would appear this is not a special concession to the allegedly overzealous Dodger fans. And that brings up an interesting parallel -- because prisoners in San Francisco's lockup wear outfits that are Giants orange.

Thanks to the sartorial sense of each respective jail, escape-minded prisoners can more easily blend in with the general population.

Especially up here on Orange Friday.

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Joe Eskenazi was born in San Francisco, raised in the Bay Area, and attended U.C. Berkeley. He never left. "Your humble narrator" was a staff writer and columnist for SF Weekly from 2007 to 2015. He resides in the Excelsior with his wife, 4.3 miles from his birthplace and 5,474 from hers.

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