January 2009

Barcelona Baseball Venue Accident

DSCF1434.JPGNot for sure if any of you have read about the ballpark disaster in Barcelona and Sant Boi that happened over the weekend.  Reports are still not 100% clear but its reported that 3 people died and unfortunately they were children. 16 others were injured. 

The kids were planning to play a baseball game. Weather turned bad quick and they ran for cover inside the batting tunnel that collapsed on them due to high winds. It was a concrete block structure with a metal awaning.

The photo above is the building from how I remember seeing the batting tunnel at the baseball venue during a recent tournament… and this is a Reuters photo taken by Albert G. of the same building that shows the damage.  

Regardless its a tragic accident.  
rueters photo.jpgPlease Keep these young ballplayers families in your prayers as you head into your week.  Here is the link to the story.