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Injured by errant bat at Orioles game, woman sues for more fan protection

Injured by errant bat at Orioles game, woman sues for more fan protection

Patricia Dowdell never saw Chris Davis lose his grip on the bat, sending it spinning wildly over the Orioles dugout and into the fourth row where she sat with her fiancee.

"We see some fans waving for help to come down," the Orioles broadcaster said on radio. "That bat came whipping into the stands and hopefully everyone will be OK down there."

But Dowdell wasn't. Dazed and bleeding, she couldn't fathom what had hit her head as she looked at the scoreboard during the game against the Cleveland Indians last July 23 at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. She heard herself...

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