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The Dark Side of Drinking Too Much Red Bull

Date: July 2010

Location: Harrogate, Tennessee

A highly contested game amongst twelve-year-old kids ended in the most exciting way possible—a walk-off steal of home. Then, it got even more exciting when the coach of the losing team charged the umpire and pile drove him into the backstop. 

I fell to the ground," the umpire, Douglas White said after the incident,"(It) dislocated my right shoulder."

The attacker, Michael Maples, left the scene but was later arrested and charged with assault.

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