NBC World Series suspends use of bat boys after death of Kaiser Carlile

Following the death of Kaiser Carlile, the Liberal Bee Jays’ 9-year-old bat boy, the National Baseball Congress will not have bat boys or bat girls during the remainder of World Series games at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium.

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Liberal bat boy Kaiser Carlile, 9, struck by bat at NBC World Series, dies

Kaiser Carlile, the 9-year-old bat boy for the Liberal Bee Jays who was struck in the head with a follow-through swing near the on-deck circle during Saturday’s game, died on Sunday, Liberal general manager Mike Carlile confirmed.
A 21-year-old man was in critical condition after his car crashed into a pond early Saturday morning. He was taken to a local hospital where he later died. Video by Stan Finger/The Wichita Eagle

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