Baseball Spoiled by Nature: Top 10 Moments
The natural world is sometimes too strong an opponent for baseball teams.
That's a lot of baseball.
That's also a lot of opportunity for Mother Nature to wreak havoc on America's pastime. With a new season upon us, we look back at the top ten moments when the natural world won.
As players warmed up and fans filled the stadium, a 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck. Around the Bay Area, 63 people were killed and thousands more were injured. The game was instantly canceled and would be rescheduled ten days later, with the A's beating the Giants 13-7.
During this tight contest, a swarm of insects descended onto the field—to the players' great dismay. Play was stopped briefly as both teams applied bug spray. Still, the insects proved to be a distraction as Yankees pitcher