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Found March 09, 2013 on Los That Sports Blog:

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We’ve seen on numerous occasions that parking your vehicle within range of batted baseballs can be a dangerous proposition.

Last month a Los Angeles Angels employee took a chance parking in the danger zone and this is what happened. Earlier this week a member of the Arizona Diamondbacks organization was the victim of a similar fate.

 

 

Not only did Alex Kim receive an autographed ball, but a bit more.

 

 

 

I would still suggest being careful where you park near baseball stadiums though.

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