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Baseball shaped by memories

Tragedy that much more difficult for a sport known for its father-son moments

Updated: July 9, 2011, 3:20 PM ET
By Calvin Watkins | ESPNDallas.com

ARLINGTON, Texas -- More than any other sport, baseball is about fathers and sons going to games together.

On Thursday night, Shannon Stone was doing just that. It was supposed to be an enjoyable evening at the ballpark for him and his 6-year-old son, Cooper.

Unfortunately, a freak accident caused the night to take a tragic turn.

While trying to catch a ball flipped his direction by Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton, Stone fell over the outfield railing to the ground 20 feet below. ...

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