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(Winnipeg Free Press)   Kevin Youkilis alerts umpire and medics to fan having heart attack in stands   (winnipegfreepress.com) divider line 33
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2012-08-17 09:07:18 AM  
FTA:This was the second time this season a fan received CPR at a Blue Jays game

That explains everything... though I'm surprised it doesn't happen more often at other clubs, like the Cubs.
 
2012-08-17 09:08:57 AM  
First he saves the White Sox season. Then he saves this mans life (maybe).

What can't Youk do?
 
2012-08-17 09:09:54 AM  

Dinobot: FTA:This was the second time this season a fan received CPR at a Blue Jays game

That explains everything... though I'm surprised it doesn't happen more often at other clubs, like the Cubs.


You haven't witnessed the horror that is the Blue Jays pitching.
 
2012-08-17 09:10:05 AM  

Orange Rhyming Dictionary: First he saves the White Sox season. Then he saves this mans life (maybe).

What can't Youk do?


Play under Bobby V
 
2012-08-17 09:18:32 AM  

Orange Rhyming Dictionary: Then he saves this mans life (maybe).


He died... so he's a murderer now
 
2012-08-17 09:32:34 AM  

Orange Rhyming Dictionary: First he saves the White Sox season. Then he saves this mans life (maybe).

What can't Youk do?


Apparently, alert medics to a fan in the stands dying. TFA only says he saw medics responding and asked the umpires to pause the game.
 
2012-08-17 09:40:18 AM  
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2012-08-17 09:52:29 AM  
In other news: the poutine at jays games is farking killer.
 
2012-08-17 09:57:32 AM  
FTFA: Ambulance sirens could be heard outside the stadium as the fan was carted off, still receiving CPR.

Not to be a nitpicker, but the stadium is in the downtown core. Ambulance sirens can usually be heard at any given time.
 
2012-08-17 10:29:21 AM  
White Sox pitcher Jesse Crain, who was on the mound at the time, was left shaken by the episode.

"I said a little prayer for him after everything started going again," Crain said. "You don't ever want to see that."


sooo..you prayed for him to die? Nice guy.
 
2012-08-17 10:33:34 AM  
Irony tag on vacation?
 
2012-08-17 10:37:22 AM  
He didnt do anything special. The man was already receiving treatment and he told the umps to stop the game because medics were coming on the playing field. If they had stayed in the stands, they would have continued playing as if nothing was going on.
 
2012-08-17 10:56:03 AM  

Dinobot: Orange Rhyming Dictionary: First he saves the White Sox season. Then he saves this mans life (maybe).

What can't Youk do?

Play under Bobby V


Neither can most of the current Red Sox.
 
2012-08-17 10:57:45 AM  

Orange Rhyming Dictionary: First he saves the White Sox season. Then he saves this mans life (maybe).

What can't Youk do?


Apparently, what Orange Rhyming Dictionary can't do is read this article.
 
2012-08-17 11:04:08 AM  

Dinobot: FTA:This was the second time this season a fan received CPR at a Blue Jays game

That explains everything... though I'm surprised it doesn't happen more often at other clubs, like the Cubs.


Not so cool story, bro:

I got tickets to the first Cubs game at Wrigley following the September 11 attacks. Sosa hit a home run in the first inning and carried a small American flag around the bases (you've seen the video). Anyhow, I scored the tickets at 5p for a 7:05p game, and thanks to the famously awful Chicago traffic I didn't get to the park until the second inning. On my way to our seats up the first base line, I noticed a commotion about 20 rows up behind home plate. Large crowd of people standing, paramedics, stretcher, etc. I asked someone what happened and it turned out that the guy who did the national anthem that night (great rendition from what I'm told), had a heart attack and died right there in his seat. Make of that what you will, but it did cast a pall on the rest of the evening.

Yes the Cubs lost that night, too. 7-6 to the Astros.

/end csb
 
2012-08-17 11:19:20 AM  

MugzyBrown: Orange Rhyming Dictionary: Then he saves this mans life (maybe).

He died... so he's a murderer now


So Nana's Vibrator has an alt now?
 
2012-08-17 11:36:10 AM  

Cubs300: Dinobot: FTA:This was the second time this season a fan received CPR at a Blue Jays game

That explains everything... though I'm surprised it doesn't happen more often at other clubs, like the Cubs.

Not so cool story, bro:

I got tickets to the first Cubs game at Wrigley following the September 11 attacks. Sosa hit a home run in the first inning and carried a small American flag around the bases (you've seen the video). Anyhow, I scored the tickets at 5p for a 7:05p game, and thanks to the famously awful Chicago traffic I didn't get to the park until the second inning. On my way to our seats up the first base line, I noticed a commotion about 20 rows up behind home plate. Large crowd of people standing, paramedics, stretcher, etc. I asked someone what happened and it turned out that the guy who did the national anthem that night (great rendition from what I'm told), had a heart attack and died right there in his seat. Make of that what you will, but it did cast a pall on the rest of the evening.

Yes the Cubs lost that night, too. 7-6 to the Astros.

/end csb


Enrico Polazzo?
 
2012-08-17 12:26:16 PM  

Betep: Cubs300: Dinobot: FTA:This was the second time this season a fan received CPR at a Blue Jays game

That explains everything... though I'm surprised it doesn't happen more often at other clubs, like the Cubs.

Not so cool story, bro:

I got tickets to the first Cubs game at Wrigley following the September 11 attacks. Sosa hit a home run in the first inning and carried a small American flag around the bases (you've seen the video). Anyhow, I scored the tickets at 5p for a 7:05p game, and thanks to the famously awful Chicago traffic I didn't get to the park until the second inning. On my way to our seats up the first base line, I noticed a commotion about 20 rows up behind home plate. Large crowd of people standing, paramedics, stretcher, etc. I asked someone what happened and it turned out that the guy who did the national anthem that night (great rendition from what I'm told), had a heart attack and died right there in his seat. Make of that what you will, but it did cast a pall on the rest of the evening.

Yes the Cubs lost that night, too. 7-6 to the Astros.

/end csb

Enrico Polazzo?


...strike?
 
2012-08-17 12:38:05 PM  

Dinobot: FTA:This was the second time this season a fan received CPR at a Blue Jays game

That explains everything... though I'm surprised it doesn't happen more often at other clubs, like the Cubs.


The Cubs have been left for dead since mid-May.
 
2012-08-17 12:42:29 PM  
Live to 90 and die in a bed? No, I think that when I go it would be best at a sporting event. Just as long as it isn't trying to catch a ball from Josh Hamilton.
 
2012-08-17 12:48:25 PM  
A fan died at a major league game and Josh Hamilton was not even there?
 
2012-08-17 01:02:03 PM  
More accurate headline: Kevin Youkolis Notices Something, Goes On With His Life
 
2012-08-17 01:04:13 PM  
The new Cardiac Kids?
 
2012-08-17 01:14:49 PM  
It's bad enough to die of a heart attack, but at a Blue Jays game? No one deserves that. :-(
 
2012-08-17 01:46:09 PM  
Better headline = You can put him in the mmoooorrrrrrrrrrrrrggggguuuueeeeee... yyyyeeeeessssssss!!!

* Shamelessly stolen from the ESPN comments section.
 
2012-08-17 02:07:51 PM  

carnifex2005: Better headline = You can put him in the mmoooorrrrrrrrrrrrrggggguuuueeeeee... yyyyeeeeessssssss!!!

* Shamelessly stolen from the ESPN comments section.


I shouldn't have laughed, but I did.
 
2012-08-17 02:46:36 PM  
Jim Rice would have saved him.
 
2012-08-17 03:50:18 PM  
Meh, not to be a stickler... but the medics were already there.  Youk just asked the umps to stop the game because it was a distraction.  (Not that this was selfish, just the right thing to do.)
 
Was watching the game.  Damn, sorry the dude didn't make it.  That's sad.
 
2012-08-17 04:58:38 PM  
Not to worry. Youk's old teammates back in Boston are killing fans right and left.
 
2012-08-17 06:47:17 PM  
If Mariano were there, he woulda made the save, as always.
 
2012-08-18 12:52:16 AM  

Cubs300: Dinobot: FTA:This was the second time this season a fan received CPR at a Blue Jays game

That explains everything... though I'm surprised it doesn't happen more often at other clubs, like the Cubs.

Not so cool story, bro:

I got tickets to the first Cubs game at Wrigley following the September 11 attacks. Sosa hit a home run in the first inning and carried a small American flag around the bases (you've seen the video). Anyhow, I scored the tickets at 5p for a 7:05p game, and thanks to the famously awful Chicago traffic I didn't get to the park until the second inning. On my way to our seats up the first base line, I noticed a commotion about 20 rows up behind home plate. Large crowd of people standing, paramedics, stretcher, etc. I asked someone what happened and it turned out that the guy who did the national anthem that night (great rendition from what I'm told), had a heart attack and died right there in his seat. Make of that what you will, but it did cast a pall on the rest of the evening.

Yes the Cubs lost that night, too. 7-6 to the Astros.

/end csb


Weird ... I was at that game too. It was my first game at Wrigley. I had no idea that the guy who performed the anthem died. I do remember Sammy Sosa running around the bases with the little flag though. As I recall, I was still a bit out of sorts after the 9/11 attacks.
 
2012-08-18 01:25:35 AM  

ChiWhiteSox_56: carnifex2005: Better headline = You can put him in the mmoooorrrrrrrrrrrrrggggguuuueeeeee... yyyyeeeeessssssss!!!

* Shamelessly stolen from the ESPN comments section.

I shouldn't have laughed, but I did.


Nice, but a simple "He Gone!" would have worked too.
 
2012-08-18 11:29:55 AM  
His life is OVA!!

/terrible
 
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