Sun glare blamed on ballpark owner

“Slo-pitch player sues field owner after being struck by ball” reads the headline of the Globe and Mail’s story from Hamilton, Ontario. A judge is allowing the suit to go forward, noting “that diamond officials had talked about putting up sun screens at the field.”

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  • Gosh, sunlight at a baseball game. How weird.

    I think the conclusion is that baseball should only be played in the dark.

    Bob

  • He also alleged the company failed to inspect the diamond or “warn [Mr. Black] of the dangers of the sun at the particular time of day.”

    They let the lawsuit proceed after this charge was made? Unbelievable!

  • The story itself keeps on giving. From the cited link:
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  • of the dangers of the sun at the particular time of day

    Except that where the sun is at 3:30 pm on April 5 is different from where it is at 3:30 pm on April 24th. It’s that dang orbit…