"C is for Cubbies," yelled the famous Sesame Street Muppet at a Chicago Cubs game.
The actor was accused of staying seated during a military salute at Wrigley Field, but he insists he did rise.
The 35-year-old pitcher set the record on Wednesday when he took the mound for the Toronto Blue Jays
NBC Sports analyst Doug Glanville said he wasn't aware the gesture was made during his live broadcast.
"We have to get this guy in baseball," one team executive said.
Cubs fans feel betrayed after leaked emails show billionaire Joe Ricketts knocked Islam as "a thing of evil" and Muslims as "my (our) enemy."
Murphy's comments on the gay "lifestyle" resurfaced after news of his trade.
It turned out the man had helped the boy get a ball earlier.
The first baseman, an alumni of the high school, warned that another shooting could happen if things don't change.
The Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 11-1 to clinch the National League Championship Series.