Man falls to death after trying to catch a foul ball - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Man falls to death after trying to catch a foul ball

Tragic news from the Ballpark in Arlington. A fan is dead after falling while trying to catch a ball. Rangers left fielder Josh Hamilton threw a foul ball into the stands. A man leaned over the rail and caught the ball but lost his footing, and fell 20-feet to the concrete below.

He has been identified as Shannon Stone, 39, of Brownwood.

Stone was conscious after he fell and asked about his little boy who he had brought to the game. Fans in the stands got his son to him. Unfortunately, on the way to the hospital Stone went into cardiac arrest and died one hour after the fall.

Texas Rangers President Nolan Ryan says the team's thoughts and prayers are with the man's family and the Rangers and Josh Hamilton are devastated about the accident.

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