PBS NewsHour

Why hasn’t Major League Baseball done more to protect fans?

Clip: 07/10/2019 | 4m 49s | Video has closed captioning.

Baseball may be America’s pastime, but it’s facing renewed scrutiny over the safety of its spectators after recent incidents involving fans being hit by foul balls. Some professional teams are extending protective netting in response, but Major League Baseball itself has so far declined to change its requirements overall. John Yang talks to ESPN baseball columnist Jeff Passan for analysis.

Aired: 07/10/19

Rating: NR

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