Tragedy On A Baseball Field As A Nine-Year-Old Dies After Being Accidentally Struck In The Head With A Bat
This is so sad.
A nine-year-old baseball lover, Kaiser Carlile, was working as a bat boy for his local baseball team in Kansas when the worst kind of tragedy struck this past weekend.
Kaiser was running to get a bat between pitches for his beloved Liberal Bee Jays when the next batter coming to the plate didn't see him, and accidentally hit him in the head with a bat during a warmup swing.
Carlile was immediately attended to — the home plate umpire coincidentally had EMS training — and was later rushed to the hospital, but it wasn't meant to be, and the nine-year-old passed away on Sunday night.
A witness to the event, Malachi Lingg, told reporters what happened: