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Stadium Nets

A federal judge properly dismissed a lawsuit to force Major League Baseball teams to install safety nets at stadiums, finding the plaintiffs lacked standing because one refuses to go to games until nets are installed and the other’s chance of being hit by a foul ball is about 0.0027 percent, the Ninth Circuit ruled Friday.

SAN FRANCISCO – A federal judge properly dismissed a lawsuit to force Major League Baseball teams to install safety nets at stadiums, finding the plaintiffs lacked standing because one refuses to go to games until nets are installed and the other’s chance of being hit by a foul ball is about 0.0027 percent, the Ninth Circuit ruled Friday.

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