Durham Bulls park to install more safety netting after fan hurt by foul ball

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) – The Durham Bulls are making some improvements at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park after a fan was hurt by a foul ball last year. Officials said more safety netting will be installed Thursday afternoon at the athletic park.

Minor League Baseball’s president endorsed the recommendations given by major league leaders last year.

DBAP Officials said 35-foot high safety netting will be installed behind home plate and run the length of each dugout.

Last summer, a girl was injured by a foul ball at a Durham Bulls’ game.

Opening day for the Durham Bulls is next Thursday evening.


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