Found April 19, 2012 on
A young boy found his way onto the field during Thursday's Chicago White Sox home game against the Baltimore Orioles.
(DISCLAIMER: Holdout Sports does not condone this type of behavior. Kids, running onto the field is not allowed. Parents, don't let your kids do this).
It happened in the top of the seventh inning. White Sox left fielder Dayan Viciedo gently picked up the boy, who appeared to be between 5 and 8 years old, and handed him over to stadium security personnel, who returned him to his seat. According to ESPN reports, the child and his family were asked to leave the park after the incident.
The kid may be the youngest person ever to run onto a field at a professional sporting event during a game. Hopefully other kids will not follow his example.
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