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One day after Taser Boy, 17-year-old Philadelphia Phillies fan Steve Consalvi, was brought to his knees by a police officer's Taser gun during a Phillies game against the St. Louis Cardinals, another dope ran onto the field at Citizen's Bank Park during the Phillies-Cards game Tuesday night.

Only this guy didn't make national headlines.

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Because this guy wasn't Tased by a beefy Philly cop.

This guy gave himself up without all the hullballo of a protracted chase and take-down.

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But the Taser Boy incident the night before has set off a national debate -- and much handwringing -- as to whether the police over-reacted in Tasing young Steve Consalvi.

Me, I think if you interrupt a game by jumping on the field and acting like a jerk and leading a posse of fat cops and security guys on a wild chase while waving a flag, you deserve whatever comes your way.

If it's a beating once the cops drag you into the bowels of the stadium and away from the TV cameras -- as used to happen routinely years ago -- so be it.

If it's a painful jolt of electricity coursing through your body that leaves you sprawling and twitching on the outfield grass for severa seconds until they handcuff you and drag you to your feet, well, I'm OK with that, too.

To me, the best part of the Taser Boy story is that he reportedly called his dad a few minutes before leaping onto the field, telling him he was going to do it.

The dad, thank God, said something to the effect of: "Um, probably not a good idea, son."

But the kid decided to go ahead with it, anyway. And apparently he wasn't even drunk!

No, he was guilty of something far worse: he was stupid.

On the other hand, he did get into the record books: first field-jumper in Philly history to be Tasered by the cops.

His family must be so proud.

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