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Friday, July 27, 2018

Fan hit by metal debris from Wrigley scoreboard…

...but at least he was wearing a bucket on his head.

PepTech, the Legendary Posted: July 27, 2018 at 11:17 AM | 5 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. PepTech, the Legendary Posted: July 27, 2018 at 05:05 PM (#5717063)
Hard to know where to grab the quote for this one. How about:
The fan could not be reached, and it wasn’t clear why he had a bucket on his head. But it may have stemmed from an extra-inning game in mid-May 2015, when a few Cubs players emptied the bubble gum containers in the dugout and wore them on their heads as “rally caps.”
   2. Batman Posted: July 27, 2018 at 05:14 PM (#5717066)
Since it was deemed an accident and not a structural issue, the Cubs are not concerned about a recurrence.
Same thing they said every fall from 1909 to 2014.
   3. ERROR---Jolly Old St. Nick Posted: July 27, 2018 at 05:27 PM (#5717074)
The fan could not be reached, and it wasn’t clear why he had a bucket on his head.

Tell the world my story!
   4. The Yankee Clapper Posted: July 27, 2018 at 05:43 PM (#5717081)
Since it was deemed an accident and not a structural issue, the Cubs are not concerned about a recurrence.

Amateurs. Missing an opportunity for obtaining an up to date climate controlled, retractable domed facility?
   5. Howie Menckel Posted: July 27, 2018 at 05:51 PM (#5717086)
way back in the day, the combination of heat, blinding sun, and a massive hangover led one member of my posse to hike to the shade under the CF scoreboard shortly after our arrival at Wrigley.

he slept there the entire game - then bounced back nicely in the post-game show, shall we say.

no bucket - but it would have taken a hefty piece of debris to rouse him, yet not kill him.

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