Skip to content

Man falls from second deck during Rangers game

Jul 6, 2010, 10:39 PM EDT

Tuesday’s game between the Indians and Rangers was postponed for 16 minutes after a male spectator fell from the second deck to the field level at Rangers Ballpark while attempting to catch a foul ball hit by Nelson Cruz in the fifth inning, according to the Associated Press.

Paul Hoynes of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that a Rangers spokesperson said the fan fell approximately 30 feet.

According to Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, the unidentified fan was responsive and had movement in all of his extremities. He was transported to John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth. Four other fans were injured when the spectator fell, however they were treated on scene.

We’ll pass along another update when we have one.

  1. Old Gator - Jul 7, 2010 at 11:35 AM

    Gravity’s a bitch, even if Carl Everett doesn’t believe in it.

Leave Comment

You must be logged in to leave a comment. Not a member? Register now!

Featured video

When home-field advantage isn't so
Top 10 MLB Player Searches
  1. T. Lincecum (3220)
  2. M. Bumgarner (2994)
  3. J. Shields (2526)
  4. M. Morse (2454)
  5. Y. Cespedes (2101)
  1. T. Ishikawa (1798)
  2. U. Jimenez (1600)
  3. L. Cain (1591)
  4. B. Roberts (1538)
  5. H. Pence (1536)