Stetson Outfielder Runs Through Outfield Fence, Wild Inside-the-Park Grand Slam Ensues

Stetson Outfielder Runs Through Outfield Fence, Wild Inside-the-Park Grand Slam Ensues

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Stetson Outfielder Runs Through Outfield Fence, Wild Inside-the-Park Grand Slam Ensues

Southern Illinois’ Jake Hand blasted a line-drive to the left-field wall during the Salukis’ victory over Stenson on Sunday. Hatters outfielder Austin Bogart got on his horse to chase it down and ended up running through the fence — presumably because someone forgot to lock it up. Hand was able to sprint around the bases for an inside-the-park home run during the chaos.

Bogart escaped injury. No word if the buildings and grounds people got chewed out for not making sure the fence’s latch was in place.

[Big League Stew]

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