A Montana jury says baseball players aren’t being adequately warned about the dangers of aluminum bats. Brandon Patch died in 2003 after a ball hit off an aluminum bat hit him in the head. His family sued the maker of Louisville Slugger bats, arguing that aluminum bats are dangerous because they cause baseballs to travel at higher speeds. The jury sided with the family, and awarded them $850,000. Debbie Patch says she hopes this decision will make more youth baseball leagues switch to using wooden bats.
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