THE DANGERS OF CACTUS LEAGUE PARKING LOTS

Several years ago I was in this same parking lot replacing a panoramic glass roof on a Land Rover for a scout for the Brewers that was taken out by a home run ball. He told me it was a fairly common occurance but this is just too ironic...Great job young Jacob, I hope its a rental and you bought the insurance......great story Rick Scuteri - USA Today Sports

Brewers prospect accidentally shatters his own windshield with home run ball

Feb 21, 2016; Maryvale, AZ, USA; Milwaukee Brewers catcher Jacob Nottingham works out in the bullpen during spring training camp at Maryvale Baseball Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Scuteri-USA TODAY Sports

It’s been a rough couple of weeks for car windshields at spring training facilities. But the latest victim of a window-shattering baseball isn’t your average fan — it’s a player.

Milwaukee Brewers prospect Jacob Nottingham defied the odds this weekend when he hit a home run during batting practice that landed in the most unlikely place: his own car’s rear windshield.

“What are the odds I hit my own Window during batting practice,” Nottingham tweeted, along with a photo of the wreckage and the hash tag “#Lucky.”


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