An analysis of injury reports at a sampling of first-aid stations yields an estimate from Bloomberg that 1,750 fans are injured by balls hit into the stands at Major League Baseball games in a season.
Bloomberg: 1,750 fans injured annually by foul balls at MLB ballparks
NPS: New outfield signage may alter historic nature of Wrigley Field
The addition of five outfield signs to Wrigley Field may alter the ballpark's historic nature, thus making renovations by the Chicago Cubs ineligible for $75 million in federal tax credits, warns the National Park Service.
Chicago unveils $6.5M in new spending on youth baseball facilities
Following the inspirational story of Jackie Robinson West winning the U.S. Little League championship, the city of Chicago -- aided by Chicago White Sox and Chicago Cubs contributions -- is putting $6.5 million in youth baseball and softball fields.
Milwaukee Brewers add self-serve beer machine to Miller Park
The Milwaukee Brewers are the second MLB team to add a DraftServ self-serve beer machine, as the Miller Park unit was operational at last night's game.
Metrodome baggie to reborn as Duluth Pack bags
Another creative reuse for a remnant of the Metrodome: the infamous right-field baggie is now part of a new Duluth Pack line of bags, to be unveiled tomorrow at the 2014 Minnesota State Fair.
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