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The Danger Zone: What legal responsibility does Major League Baseball have to protect fans from foul balls and broken bats?

Insight Jill Haley Penwarden Jill Haley Penwarden · January 11, 2016
Over the past few years, there have been numerous injuries to baseball fans hit by foul balls and thrown or broken bats.  For example, at Fenway Park on June 6, 2015, a broken bat from Oakland A’s infielder Brett Lawrie flew into the stands and struck Tonya Carpenter in the head as she was seated along the third base line.  Her

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