Batboy's Death Highlights Dangers For Baseball's Bystanders
Batboy Kaiser Carlile died after being struck by a player's practice swing, a reminder the sport puts those on the sidelines at risk.By Matt Moreno | August 4, 2015
The crack of a bat hitting a baseball can cause all sorts of emotions — excitement, satisfaction, maybe even frustration. But one of the worst is fear. (Video via YouTube / Mill City Sports)
"The National Baseball Congress planning to honor a young batboy killed over the weekend. Kaiser Carlile died Sunday. He was hit in the head Saturday by an on-deck batter," KWCH reports.
Participating in just about any sport can increase a player's risk of injury, but baseball has proven time and time again it's not just dangerous for players on the field — it can be dangerous for those watching, too.