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Fan Runs on Field at All-Star Game, Gets Tackled by Security

July 18th, 2013 at 8:25 AM
By Cody Fields

There almost always seems to be "that guy" at any major sporting event, and a teenager happened to fit the mold when he ran on the field in the middle of the fifth inning of Tuesday's All-Star Game at Citi Field. Since the TV feed had gone to a commercial, most people didn't see it. But at least this account was captured the moment security tackled him.

One would think Major League Baseball had a heads up. The kid who ran on the field tweeted that he would run on the field if he got 1,000 retweets, using the #ASG hashtag. He got those retweets, so he jumped on the field near the left field foul pole.

 

He'll likely face a few misdemeanor charges and will get off with a slap on the wrist.

By the way, American League won 3-0, and New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera won MVP.

Tags: All-Star Game, Atlanta, Atlanta Braves, Baseball, Mariano Rivera, MLB

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