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Posted on Mon, Jul 5, 2010 : 11:22 a.m.

Fight breaks out at youth baseball game at University of Michigan field

By Tina Reed

Two people had to be taken to the University of Michigan emergency department Saturday after a fight broke out between two teams at a youth baseball game in Ann Arbor.

The fight happened on Saturday evening at the end of a game at U-M's Ray Fisher Stadium, which was being rented out to an out-of-town league for a tournament. It is not clear whether any local teens were involved in the fight.

The U-M Department of Public Safety said both teams, which were part of an under-18 league, had a significant number of people involved in the fight. Police were called out around 6 p.m.

Two of the teens were treated at the hospital and went home that evening, police said.

Campus police spokeswoman Diane Brown said the fight is still under investigation.

It appears people from both teams were bantering back and forth throughout the game. Players began fighting during post-game handshakes and "emotions were getting the better of them," Brown said.

Games planned during the tournament for Sunday were canceled, Brown said.

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Tina Reed is a reporter for She can be reached at or at 734-623-2535.


concerned parent

Wed, Jul 7, 2010 : 1:02 p.m.

It is a shame I hope someone contacts HenryFord Community College on Coach Brown about this incident Heard he was offered to coach at the college My question is why is the team even allowed to play in any tournaments after this incident that is just not right they could hurt another team


Tue, Jul 6, 2010 : 5:22 a.m.

Inside the hall, Thanks for posting the link to MLive.


Mon, Jul 5, 2010 : 10:56 p.m.

Where's the University of Michigan emergency department at?


Mon, Jul 5, 2010 : 8:28 p.m.

The real story is a D-1 baseball prospect who is headed to Kansas was involved. Tina: Please post a pdf of the police report. Thank you.


Mon, Jul 5, 2010 : 7:29 p.m.

someone had a fight with someone? that's what you are reporting?


Mon, Jul 5, 2010 : 4:54 p.m.

So this happened on Saturday evening and we don't learn about this story till Monday mid-morning? I thought one of the benefits to having an online paper was more timely and up-to-date(minute) news coverage. News doesn't take a holiday, Meijer's was still open 24 hours.


Mon, Jul 5, 2010 : 12:22 p.m.

Could you do more than summarize a police report?


Mon, Jul 5, 2010 : 11:34 a.m.

Plenty more at MLive baseball forum: Tina: Please follow up have any charges been filed?


Mon, Jul 5, 2010 : 10:42 a.m.

NEI....Not Enough Information.

mike from saline

Mon, Jul 5, 2010 : 10:33 a.m.

Where are the teams from? Who are they?