Safe Mode: On
Baseball fan dies from fall

Fan dies trying to catch a foul ball that was tossed to him by Josh Hamilton of the Texas Rangers.

Source ( actual source (

ARLINGTON, Texas - A fan died after taking a head-first fall out of the outfield stands during Thursday night’s game between the Rangers and the Athletics.

The accident happened during the second inning as Josh Hamilton picked up a foul ball and tossed it into the stands for a lucky fan. But that fan wasn’t so lucky.

He reached too far over the railing and fell about 20 feet to the ground behind the left field scoreboard. Witnesses said he hit a metal crossbeam on the way down.

Ronnie Hargis was sitting in the stands next to the victim, who was at the game with his young son. The men were talking to each other before the accident.

"He went straight

Added: Jul-8-2011 Occurred On: Jul-8-2011
Tags: Baseball, Fatality, Fan, Dies, Foul, Ball
Location: Arlington, Texas, United States (load item map)
Marked as: featured
Views: 190315 (Rank: 6186) | Comments: 478 | Votes: 8 | Favorites: 12 | Shared: 925 | Updates: 0 | Times used in channels: 2
You need to be registered in order to add comments! Register HERE

Advertisement below
Liveleak on Facebook