One of the new features at Busch Stadium is a system that allows fans to send a text message that will appear on the scoreboard in right-center field for $2.99. That system, however, broke down on the Cardinals on Wednesday night when an obscenity slipped through the screening system and appeared on the board.
"There's an automatic screener and a manual screener," said Dan Farrell, the Cardinals' senior vice president for sales and marketing. "It made it past the automatic screener, but the manual screener caught it and disabled the message, but it still went to the board."
Apr 17, 2006
Inappropriate text messaging on the video scoreboard
From STLtoday.com, a report about some inappropriate text messages that made it past software & human filters, onto the video scoreboard: