Chris Bassitt

Chris Bassitt

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Bio
Height/Weight: 6' 5"/217 lbs
Bat: R
Throw: R
Born: Toledo, Ohio
College: Akron
Draft: 2011 16th round by the
  • A's outfielder defends bench coach Ryan Christenson after apparent Nazi salute
    Yahoo Sports

    A's outfielder defends bench coach Ryan Christenson after apparent Nazi salute

    Mark Canha says bench coach Ryan Christenson is "respectful" and "professional" after Nazi salute controversy

  • 'Incredibly offensive': Oakland A's coach appears to make Nazi salute during game
    www.montrealgazette.com

    'Incredibly offensive': Oakland A's coach appears to make Nazi salute during game

    Article content continued The video did appear to show that the 46-year-old coach was made aware there was an issue with what he did, and showed him recreating the moment in amusement. After the game, Christenson acknowledged that the second time he stuck his arm out, it was to show he realized it looked like a Nazi salute. Christenson claimed that after Hendriks told him, “No, no straight arm, you have to bend your arm,” he said, “Oh, I see what you mean, oh no, it’s like ‘Heil Hitler.

  • 'I deeply apologize' says Oakland A's coach after appearing to do Nazi salute during game
    Regina Leader Post

    'I deeply apologize' says Oakland A's coach after appearing to do Nazi salute during game

    Article content continued The video did appear to show that the 46-year-old coach was made aware there was an issue with what he did, and showed him recreating the moment in amusement. After the game, Christenson acknowledged that the second time he stuck his arm out, it was to show he realized it looked like a Nazi salute. Christenson claimed that after Hendriks told him, “No, no straight arm, you have to bend your arm,” he said, “Oh, I see what you mean, oh no, it’s like ‘Heil Hitler.