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Major League Baseball Statement
07/08/2011 2:29 PM ET

Major League Baseball issued the following statement today regarding last night's tragedy at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington:

"All of us at Major League Baseball are shocked and saddened over the tragic death of Mr. Stone last evening. Our thoughts and prayers are with his son and his entire family. Major League Baseball has the utmost sensitivity to the safety of all the fans that come to our ballparks. Our players are encouraged to be fan-friendly and we will carefully review this incident with our clubs to continue to ensure a safe environment for our fans."

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