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During Friday’s matchup between the Milwaukee Brewers and Miami Marlins at Miller Park, umpire Joe West, who was manning first base, was suddenly struck in the head by a ball thrown from the stands during the 4th inning.
Here’s a look at the incident:
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Joe West was visibly upset and the game was delayed for several minutes as security attempted to find out what happened and who threw the ball.
This is not okay. Ever. pic.twitter.com/3wsfIuWayf
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Thankfully, West was not seriously hurt.