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Sunday, July 06, 2014

Minor League Baseball Team’s Fireworks Turn Into Stadium Fire

It’s not good when that happens.

Jim Furtado Posted: July 06, 2014 at 04:58 PM | 9 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: burning down the house, minor league promotions

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   1. NattyBoh Posted: July 06, 2014 at 05:22 PM (#4744784)
Time to call in the fireman from the pen.
   2. Jim (jimmuscomp) Posted: July 06, 2014 at 05:51 PM (#4744794)
As I watched this my one of my kids (9 year old) said, "why are they just sitting there watching it and not leaving?". I was thinking the same thing....

Get up and leave folks....
   3. NattyBoh Posted: July 06, 2014 at 06:48 PM (#4744810)
The volunteer fire department has a truck at the games where I see fireworks. It would have been out in minutes.
   4. Random Transaction Generator Posted: July 06, 2014 at 07:14 PM (#4744814)
How drunk/stupid do you have to be to cheer when your local ballpark goes up in flames?

"Yeah, someone else's property and a place where I like to go is being destroyed! Wheeee!"

   5. bobm Posted: July 06, 2014 at 07:20 PM (#4744819)
From BR:

2014 Lancaster JetHawks
2014 > Class Adv A > 2014 California League (South)
Overall: 50-36
Scored 521 runs, Allowed 431 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 50-36

Affiliation: Houston Astros-AL
   6. boteman Posted: July 06, 2014 at 07:28 PM (#4744824)
How drunk/stupid do you have to be to cheer when your local ballpark goes up in flames?

It's an Amuriken thing.
   7. greenback calls it soccer Posted: July 06, 2014 at 07:32 PM (#4744825)
I thought the American thing was burn down a Russian stadium in retaliation.
   8. What's the realistic upside, RMc? Posted: July 06, 2014 at 08:04 PM (#4744845)
2014 Lancaster JetHawks...50-36

But are they gonna come in first place?
   9. Astroenteritis Posted: July 06, 2014 at 10:24 PM (#4744887)
Never mind your green monster, that's got to be the toughest left field in baseball to play.

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