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Re: Fan dies at Rangers-A's game tonight
« Topic Start: July 09, 2011, 12:21:51 PM »
On top of this, Hamilton hit someone with a foul yesterday that bloodied his face but is otherwise OK. 

This is so incredibly sad for the family.  The father had stopped off to pick up a new glove for the baseball game so that they could catch a ball.  The kid's favorite player was Hamilton, and they were enthused about sitting near him.  Apparently, the railings at the ballpark are above the the minimum height in the building code, so it isn't like there is a defective design. 

This is one of the reason I don't like drinking when I'm close to ball / bat territory.  My reactions are bad enough sober.  You try to let yourself be absorbed in a ballgame, but stadiums are risky places to be if you lose track of where you are.