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June 6, 2011 10:07 am

Little Leaguer Dies After Getting hit by Pitch

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Daily News – A 13-year-old Little League player died last week when a baseball hit him in the chest while he was trying to bunt during a game, officials in Arizona said.

The tragic freak incident happened when Hayden Walton took an inside pitch straight to his chest as he was trying to get the short hit off, according to a Winslow Little League official. After taking two steps, he collapsed in front of a horrified crowd that included his parents.

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