Racial Profiling Or Community Relations? | Florida Marlins Shortstop Jazz Chisholm Gets Stopped By The Same Cop In The Same Spot After Teammates Hate On The Drip

Florida Marlins shortstop Jazz Chisholm is having some weird times. Most recently, the Bahamian baseball star took to Twitter to inform the world that the same cop is harassing him on the same street for the same reasons: nothing.

“How do I still get pulled over by the same undercover cop car in the same spot for the same reason for the past 4 years multiple times in row,” Chisholm posted.

“It really don’t even be bad”

“Officer be like: “you know the drill” *as he’s laughing*”

Although the multiple police stops by the same cop might be no laughing matter for most, Chisholm makes it humorous, which is all part of his polarizing personality.

Recently, his Marlins teammates made Chisholm a touchpoint of contention, claiming the flair and flamboyance of the 24-year-old star might be a distraction. But was it accurate, or did they hate on the young king of the Marlins?

In early June, Marlins coach Don Mattingly got his team together for a meeting after their win over the Washington Nationals for a gripe session with Jazz Chisholm at the center of the strife. His charisma and personal style were not as appreciated by his teammates as by his fans.

The chatter in the locker room was so loud that Mattingly brought the team together so no one would talk behind any other player’s back, which could be the real distraction.

Reportedly, his Marlins teammates might be “jealous,” with an insider telling The New York Post that “Jazz is like Dennis Rodman. He will always be a lightning rod. But he works and plays hard.”

Marlins GM Kim Ng was minimal on the details but weighed in on the team meeting.

“He’s good. Reluctant to provide further detail; happy everyone is responding,” Ng said to The New York Post to keep the gossip down about the team meeting.

Chisholm’s response was classic after going out and hitting two home runs against the Nats.

“I have that tool that’s called I don’t care. I just go out there and have fun,” Chisholm said on MLB Network.

Chisholm has helped the Marlins to a respectable fourth place seat in the NL East standings. His play in 2022 has him on track to become the Bahamas’ first-ever Major League Baseball All-Star. Nicknamed “The Bahamian Blur,” he has the rare distinction of being under 25 and a manager’s dream to build a franchise around, let alone potentially starting at second for the National League in the All-Star game.

Currently, Chisholm leads the team in multiple categories, including runs batted-in, runs, and triples. He also is the Marlins’ best base runner, where his flair sets the team apart and attracts a younger audience.

Chisholm is part of a generation that is creatively free and influenced by the do-it-your-way style of cultural icons like Kanye West. He also is Bahamian, and his Caribbean roots lend to his ever-changing hair color. Here is where culture and youth meet tradition and a veteran mentality.

Chisholm is the future, and as baseball looks to stay relevant it needs a bit of jazz to keep it funky for the future.

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