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Sinkhole ballpark! Rangers-Indians game survives sinkhole discovery next to pitcher’s mound

Posted Wednesday, June 12th 2013 @ 2pm  by Mike Oz | Big League Stew

A sinkhole formed Tuesday next to the pitcher's mound at Rangers Ballpark when the pipe that's used to water the infield burst. The game went on as planned, but pre-game batting practice was canceled while the grounds crew fixed the pipe and the hole.

The whole ordeal was pretty ho-hum when all was said and done — but had the sinkhole not been discovered before the game, things could have gotten quite interesting. Imagine a game being played with a sinkhole on the field. We imagined it all right.

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