Baseball's got a long history of, umm, emotional fan-player
"interaction." What follows are some of the most notorious. We're
leaving off the Karim Garcia/Jeff Nelson/Red Sox bullpen attendant
incident on a technicality -- because the attendant was a worker bee,
not a paying fan. Otherwise, that imbroglio certainly deserves a place
in the annals.
Ty Cobb bloodies "Otto Blotz" (May 15, 1912)
A couple of days worth of heckling by Yankees fans finally got to Cobb
at the old Yankee home, Hilltop ...