SOUTH PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) --Philadelphia police have cited the man who allegedly threw a beer bottle at Ryan Howard during a Phillies game earlier this month.
Sidney Smith, 21, of Wilmington, Delaware, turned himself into police on Friday.
He was issued a Summary Citation for Disorderly Conduct and released.
The incident happened at the end of the game on Saturday, June 4th. Howard was walking back toward the dugout after grounding out when the beer bottle landed on the playing field.
Howard was not hit.
"It's disappointing. It's something that everyone in here works hard for. To do what I've done in the city, I don't care how bad somebody thinks I'm playing, it's uncalled for. You shouldn't do it. You shouldn't do it period. It does become personal. It does become very personal," Howard told reporters in the team's clubhouse the following Monday.