Fan nearly falls from stands during Derby

A short time after firefighter Shannon Stone, the 39-year-old who fell 20 feet to his death at Rangers Ballpark, was laid to rest in Texas, Keith Carmickle of Kingman, Arizona, nearly met his maker in the exact same fashion at Chase Field while going after a Prince Fielder homer during last night’s Home Run Derby.

Luckily, Carmickle’s brother and a friend managed to grab his legs and arms, saving him from a 20-foot drop to the pool deck below. “I thought: I’ve lived a good life,” Carmickle is quoted as saying.

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Baseball Tragedy: Fan Dies at Ranger Game

39-year-old firefighter Shannon Stone of Brownwood, Texas, tragically fell 20 feet to his death during last night’s game at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington as he was reaching for a foul ball tossed into the stands by Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton.

RIP Shannon Stone

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