In recent news from the Yankees (outside of their free agency signings and announcing Aaron Boone as their new manager), the team is also looking to keep fans safer next season. The Yankees are extending protective netting near the field after a 1-year-old girl was hit with a foul ball last season. Fans should have a reasonable expectation of safety when at the park and not have to constantly be alert for foul balls. Story below:
The New York Yankees announced Wednesday that they will expand protective netting at Yankee Stadium in time for the 2018 opener, months after a young fan was critically injured by a foul ball.
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