Two fans were injured by a rogue bat in the ninth inning of the Padres’ 3-2 loss to the Rockies at Petco Park on Thursday.
The bat slipped out of Padres catcher Hector Sanchez’s hands and flew into the stand along the third-base line, hitting one of the fans, a woman, in the forehead. Play was stopped for more than 10 minutes as they received medical attention.
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Also making a return to the Topps fold this year are the classic ’80s card designs, on original card stock, but with current players. It adds a really cool wrinkle to current cards, bridging the gap from card designs from 30 years ago.
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Also returning to the Topps catalogue are Material Relic cards, which include actual pieces from a select player’s jersey.
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