Fan injured trying to get foul ball

Updated: August 7, 2009, 11:23 PM ET
Associated Press

PITTSBURGH -- The Cardinals-Pirates game was stopped for about 10 minutes in the seventh inning Friday night when a fan tumbled onto the field and cut his forehead attempting to catch a foul ground ball.

The man was sitting in a front-row, field-level box behind first base when he leaned over and tried to flag down Pirates batter Garrett Jones' hard-hit foul ground ball.

The ball did not strike him, but the fan lost his balance as he leaned far over the railing -- which is about 3 ...

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