A nice afternoon at the ballpark during spring training. Sure sounds like the makings of a nice family outing.
But there's one toddler in Juniper, Fla., who may want no part of it next time around.
That's because of what happened during Monday's exhibition game between the New York Mets and Detroit Tigers.
Everything was fine -- the tyke was chilling in his wagon behind the outfield fence when the Mets' Chris Young hit a ground-rule double in the bottom of the first inning.
That's when the trouble started. The man holding the handle of the wagon forgot to let go as he started down the slope in pursuit of the ball.
Then the responsible adult actually did let go of the handle in attempt to nab his prize (a baseball hit during a game that doesn't count), letting the wagon and the child inside it continue down the hill unattended.
Luckily, the boy appeared fine seconds later. He can be seen standing on the ground collecting his items out of the wagon (chances are he won't be going near that thing for some time).
But the grown-up actually may end up being the more traumatized one -- poor guy didn't even get his baseball.
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