A's catcher becomes first MLB player to kneel during national anthem


Just one day after President Donald Trump ripped NFL players for kneeling during the national anthem, Oakland A’s rookie catcher Bruce Maxwell became the first Major League Baseball

Mark Canhaplayer to do the same.

Here is a photo of Maxwell kneeling from Santiago Mejia of the San Francisco Chronicle. Teammate¬†Mark Canha placed his hand on Maxwell’s shoulder in support.

Maxwell was born in Germany to a military family and is considered deeply patriotic.

This is a developing story.

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