Minor league grounds crew staffers injured by runaway tarp
Summary of 2 articles · Updated Jul 2, 2014
“At first, the wind kind of stopped the tarp as we were starting to pull it. The whipping winds led to complications and at least four members of the grounds crew which includes general manager Doug Nelson suffered injuries when the tarp broke loose and the plastic roller barreled over top of them. Earlier in the day, the Class A Cedar Rapids Kernels of the Midwest League were in action against the Clinton Lumberkings when the severe weather approached quickly and forced play to be halted.