Skydiver takes out shortstop
HANNIBAL, Mo. — A player in a collegiate summer league will miss the rest of the season after being kicked in the face by a skydiver during a pre-game show in Missouri.
Shortstop Mattingly Romanin and his Hannibal Cavemen teammates were on the field, about to play the Terre Haute Rex on Saturday, when three skydivers dropped onto Clemens Field, a historic ballpark in Mark Twain’s boyhood home of Hannibal, Mo.
Video posted on YouTube showed one of the divers veering too close to Romanin, who was knocked over. He eventually played all nine innings in Hannibal’s 7-3 loss.
Romanin had headaches, and a doctor on Monday determined he had a concussion. After consulting with his coach at Chicago State University, he decided to shut down for the season.MORE IN Sports WireOKLAHOMA CITY — The Thunder won’t say they have to win Game 6 against the Golden State Warriors... Full StoryPARIS — For a decade, Rafael Nadal ruled Roland Garros the way no other man has dominated any... Full StoryINDIANAPOLIS — Dario Franchitti doesn’t remember the crash that ended his career three years ago ... Full Story
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