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Be Very Very Careful of Flying Baseballs

President Kim and Dean of the College Johnson held their long-awaited ice cream and baseball social on the Green yesterday. Needless to say, no expense was spared to ensure that there wasn’t even the slightest possibility of injury to anyone in the area.

While this space cannot confirm that foam baseball bats and nerf balls were used in the game, as you can see below, great care was taken to keep spectators away from the field. No less than two levels of protection were put in place in order to secure the perimeter.

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Back in the day, when the College had an active intramural sports program based in the dormitories, several games of baseball or touch football would take place simultaneously on the Green. There were no fences and nothing on the grass other than chalk yard markers and foul lines. Spectators blissfully strolled around — and sometimes though — the playing fields. I am happy to share all of the relevant data with you from this dangerous time: astoundingly, we survived!

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