San Francisco Giants president and CEO Larry Baer addresses fans during a Q&A session at Oracle Park during San Francisco Giants FanFest on Feb. 9, 2019. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants president and CEO Larry Baer addresses fans during a Q&A session at Oracle Park during San Francisco Giants FanFest on Feb. 9, 2019. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Police investigating incident involving Giants CEO Larry Baer and wife

UPDATE 7:32 p.m.: Statements from Larry and Pam Baer have been added.

UPDATE 2:17 p.m.: The San Francisco Police Department is investigating the incident between San Francisco Giants CEO Larry Baer and his wife, the department confirmed to the San Francisco Examiner, Friday.

“We are aware of the incident at that location and we are investigating,” a department spokesperson said Friday afternoon.

The original story follows below:

San Francisco Giants CEO and managing general partner Larry Baer has been caught on tape accosting his wife in a San Francisco plaza.

The video, taken by a bystander, was published on TMZ Sports early Friday afternoon. It shows Baer stepping over his wife, Pam, who seated at a table in a public space in San Francisco, and then suddenly trying to grab a cell phone from out of her right hand.

Pam Baer, who has an injured foot, screams, “Oh my god, no!” as she falls to the ground. In a second clip, bystanders yell at her to “get the f**k away from him,” as Baer tells his wife, “Stop. Pam, stop,” as he walks away. Pam Baer continues to repeat, “Oh my god.”

The witness told TMZ that in between the clips of footage, that he got involved and tried to break up the altercation. Police were not called to the scene, the TMZ report states.

“We are aware of the incident at that location and we are investigating,” the SFPD said in a statement.

Pam Baer told TMZ that the two were having a family fight about someone in her family.

“Regrettably today we had a heated argument in public over a family matter,” Baer said in a written statement provided by the Giants in response to a request the Examiner. “We are deeply embarrassed by the situation and have resolved the issue.”

In a further statement released Friday evening, Baer added:

“I am truly sorry for the pain that I have brought to my wife, children and to the organization. It is not reflective of the kind of a person that I aspire to be, but it happened and I will do whatever it takes to make sure that I never behave in such an inappropriate manner again.”

Pam Baer also released a statement.

“I would like to clarify the events of today,” she said. “My husband and I had an argument in public about which we are quite embarrassed. I took his cellphone. He wanted it back and I did not want to give it back. I started to get up and the chair I was sitting in began to tip. Due to an injury I sustained in my foot three days ago, I lost my balance. I did not sustain any injury based on what happened today. Larry and I always have been and still are happily married.”

Baer — part of the ownership group that bought the club in 1993, signed Barry Bonds and saved the team from moving to Tampa — has been the managing general partner of the team since 2008, taking over after Peter Magowan retired. He was named Giants CEO in 2011, succeeding Bill Neukom.

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