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Thursday, July 7, 2011
Fan passes away after fall at Rangers game

By Richard Durrett

ARLINGTON, Texas -- The fan that fell approximately 20 feet over the railing and behind the scoreboard in left field has passed away.

The Rangers, understandably, closed the clubhouse after the game. The club was told of the tragic accident, including Josh Hamilton, who tossed a ball to the fan who leaned over the railing to catch it.

"I think as any of us would be, Josh is very distraught over this as the entire team is," Rangers CEO Nolan Ryan said.

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