A Tragic Accident - Or An Accident Waiting To Happen?
Last evening, Texas Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton tossed a foul ball into the stands. While going for the ball, a spectator lost his balance and fell 20 feet to his death. The man's eight-year old son was standing next to him as he went over the railing.
Here's a link to the video. Please be aware that it is extremely disturbing.
I'm told that Major League Baseball discourages players from throwing balls into the stands under circumstances like this - but I see balls thrown into the stands at the end of almost every inning.
So, was this simply a tragic accident - or an accident waiting to happen?
We'll discuss this incident on my radio show at noon today.