Human cannonball becomes home run
LOWELL, Mass. -- David Smith Sr. is 69 years old. He's a soft-spoken man with an easy smile, bald pate and friendly demeanor. He's a former schoolteacher with a master's degree in education from Utah State.
He's also been fired out of a cannon more than 9,000 times.
So naturally, when Smith recently traveled to LeLacheur Park to become the first human home run, Page 2 made sure to be in attendance.
The plan was for Smith to be launched 150 feet by ...
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