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by: Penn Collins On  Thursday, July 23, 2015
Tags:  Bat   Cody Asche   Foul Ball   Phillies Fan  

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When Cody Asche stepped to the plate yesterday at Citizens Bank Park and knocked off a foul ball, the eyes of almost every Phillies fan followed the trajectory of the ball. However, in doing so, they failed to notice that the bat, too, had flown from his hands and was shooting towards the fans on the first base side.

The bat actually took out one hapless fan whose attention was elsewhere. Fortunately, the bat seemed to clip her more in the chest than in the face, which is a good thing, I suppose, though still not very fun.

Here’s the clip:

She appears to have taken some of the bat to the mouth, too, which can’t be fun.  But I’m sure she was able to walk it off.