By May, as long as Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Delmon Young remains on good behavior, his name will be cleared.
Young, 27, was charged with a hate crime last April after he shouted an anti-semitic slur while intoxicated, according to the New York City Police Department.
He pleaded guilty to aggravated harassment and as part of the plea, agreed to serve 10 days of community service in New York and spend a day at the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles.
Young fulfilled both of those obligations in January, according to his agent, Joel Wolfe, performing his community service as soon as he was medically cleared to stop using crutches following micro-fracture surgery on his right ankle.
Wolfe said that barring further incident, Young’s original hate-crime charge will be “vacated” — expunged from his record — at his next hearing at Manhattan Criminal Court on May 13. The charge to which Young pleaded guilty — aggravated harassment — is not a crime.
Delmon Young completes community service
Foxsports.com | Mar 8