Josh Hamilton's Foul Ball Leads to Fan Death, Stadium-Safety Worries

Baseball is reeling this morning about Shannon Stone, the Texas Rangers fan who died last night from injuries sustained during a 20-foot fall from the left field stands at Rangers Ballpark at Arlington. The 39-year-old firefighter was reaching for a foul ball Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton was trying to flip to Stone's son, who was at his father's side and witnessed the fall, according to the Arlington Star-Telegram.

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