Following a scary few minutes at Yankee Stadium when a 105-mph foul ball hit a young girl in the face, a New Jersey-based polling institute decided to ask Americans whether netting should be extended to protect the fans.
Things were looking good in the bottom of the 5th at Yankee Stadium yesterday. The Yanks were ahead 9-3 against the Minnesota Twins when Toms River's own Todd Frazier hit a foul ball that struck a young fan.
Todd Frazier, the Toms River Little League champ turned MLB all-star, is Bronx-bound. New Jersey baseball fans are in a frenzy over Frazier's move to the Yankees. Here's Twitter reaction & some clips of 'Fraz' himself.
Just moments ago, ESPN announced the starters and reserve players for the upcoming MLB All-Star Game and, as we had hoped, Toms River's Todd Frazier will be heading to Minnesota for the annual showcase of baseball's best.
Todd Frazier threw the winning pitch in the 1998 Little League World Series catapulting Toms River, NJ into the international spotlight. Frazier now plays in the majors for the Cincinnati Reds, but Toms River is still his home and he is still "Jersey Strong."