Lyons allegedly quit Twitter after his mentions were flooded with insults relating to his color commentating during Red Sox games on NESN.
Below are just some of the tweets people have sent his way recently.
Steve Lyons is so stupid it hurts.
— Paul Swydan (@Swydan) April 25, 2016
Asking Steve Lyons about hitting is like asking me about great writing. We've both seen it, but that's about as close as we'll ever get.
— Matthew Kory (@mattymatty2000) April 23, 2016
I mean that replay was terrible but Steve Lyons still sucks.
— Tom Hunt (@THunt3434) April 26, 2016
Could NESN literally not find anyone better than Steve Lyons?
— Pat Bowlby (@producepat) April 26, 2016
— NEB (@IbeNEB) April 26, 2016
That’s only just a small sample size too. There are dozens upon dozens more and I’m pretty certain that he just got sick of people tweeting at him.