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Little League baseball coach sues former
player over victory celebration injury

Fox News, by Staff

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Posted By:PChristopher, 1/17/2014 5:45:36 AM

A former California Little League baseball coach has filed a civil summons against a 14-year-old player and his parents for allegedly injuring him during a post-game celebration last year. Former Lakeside Little League coach Alan Beck told Fox40.com the incident occurred last spring, when the teen threw his helmet up in victory after scoring a winning run, allegedly striking and tearing Beck´s Achilles tendon. The lawsuit seeks $500,000 for pain and suffering and more than $100,000 for lost wages and medical bills. Beck told Fox40.com he only wanted his attorney to pursue $20,000

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It´s people like this who make you want to bring back the quaint old custom of stoning, or maybe pressing. This is ludicrous and I hope somebody hands this guy his head.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Trigger2, 1/17/2014 5:54:23 AM     (No. 9695184)

This loser is obviously just another libtard looking to get rich off someone else. That´s their modus operandi.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: GringoinQuito, 1/17/2014 5:54:30 AM     (No. 9695185)

The wussifacation of America. Sounds like something the pajama boy might do.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: uno, 1/17/2014 5:57:54 AM     (No. 9695186)

A chiropractor trying to cash in on the brass ring of jackpot justice rubs me the wrong way!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Staunch Repub, 1/17/2014 6:02:53 AM     (No. 9695189)

The national ´´Little League´´ organization (hq´d in Williamsport, PA) is a mess and this guy is part of that culture....

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Reply 5 - Posted by: littleorby, 1/17/2014 6:40:41 AM     (No. 9695209)

At the risk of (emblematically), being one of the seven blind men examining an elephant, I come down on the side of the coach.

1). The coach said he tried to work it out with the family, without results.

2). The kids father said, "No one saw his kid do it." What does that have to do with anything? Sounds to me the dad did not want to do the right thing.

Things have changed over the years. While playing in the park, my son threw a discarded pop can, which opened a gash over the eye of another boy.

When Mark ran home and told me, we, out of concern, drove to the boy´s house. The boy´s mom assured me her son would be fine, but I insisted on taking him to a doctor to have the wound cleaned and stitched. To my surprise, our homeowner´s policy covered the cost. I wonder if this boy´s family were homeowners.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: lilo, 1/17/2014 6:49:48 AM     (No. 9695217)

Just how does a thrown baseball helmet "tear" a tendon?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: CEP, 1/17/2014 7:35:13 AM     (No. 9695265)

Saw the interview, guy said it was March but he didn´t get it repaired till December. How did he walk around all this time? Sounds like he may have done it somewhere else and wants the kids parents tp pay for it so he made this part of it up. Sorry but this coach sounded like a loser.


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Reply 8 - Posted by: god of irony, 1/17/2014 11:37:36 AM     (No. 9695672)

I had my knee cap shattered in a car wreck by a person who crossed the center line. I only got 1/5th of what this guy is asking I my knee will never be the same because The shatter bone was removed.

Besides he chose to run onto the field to celebrate. His fault, not the kids.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: mickturn, 1/17/2014 11:52:17 AM     (No. 9695708)

Get over it scum, YOU LOST!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Sandbar, 1/17/2014 11:55:00 AM     (No. 9695718)

This guy was on Fox News last night. He comes across as a certified ________.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 1/17/2014 12:56:56 PM     (No. 9695824)

If that´s all it took to tear an Achilles tendon, it was partially torn anyway. As the defence attorney, I would demand to have his other Achilles entered in evidence since tissues, such as tendons, deteriorate bi-laterally with age. It´s in the genes.

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