Please – please! – resist the temptation to participate in social media until between innings.
Says Travis Decker, the man hit in the shoulder by a foul ball during a recent Reds-Padres game:
I was sitting here looking at my telephone. I was trying to post into Facebook to say that I was here at the ballpark and check in, and then my brother-in-law gets out of the way – and, bang…
…This is not a good thing to do at the park, ladies and gentlemen. Be aware. Don’t text at the park.
Attaboy, Trav. Way to be a good sport about it. Head over to Mashable to check out the video of Decker’s harrowing-yet-teachable moment: