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Player allegedly throws bat at umpire during game

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FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — During a baseball game at Central Park June 21, a player reportedly became irate and threw a bat.

Male and female umpires were working the game for the adult league. The umpires told deputies during the game, a player became upset with the male umpire over a call that resulted in the player being called out. The player then reportedly began yelling and cursing at the male umpire and climbed the fence. The player then grabbed a bat and threw it, causing the bat to collide with and dent a park sign.

The player had already left the scene when the deputy arrived, but was described as a “bald male with tattoos, wearing the No. 21 jersey and plays for the team Headhunters.”

A follow up was planned with the county parks and recreation department.


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