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dougdirt
06-20-2012, 09:00 AM
http://www.wxii12.com/news/local-news/piedmont/Minor-league-baseball-player-umpire-robbed-in-Winston-Salem/-/10703612/15153596/-/875oxw/-/index.html

A minor league baseball player and umpire in town for an all-star game became robbery victims, according to Winston-Salem police.

The robberies happened between 12:35 a.m. and 12:40 a.m. Tuesday in the area of West Fifth Street and North Trade Street.

Police said two men, one of which was armed with a handgun, approached the victims in separate incidents just minutes apart.

Billy Hamilton, a Carolina League all-star playing in Tuesday night’s game at BB&T Ballpark, was with another man when he was robbed, police said.

medford
06-20-2012, 09:35 AM
come on Billy, even superman could have outrun that bullet :)

Glad to hear he's safe, I can't imagine the feeling.

Homer Bailey
06-20-2012, 04:45 PM
Glad to hear he is safe. There is an easy joke here about all the stealing that Hamilton does, but I don't want to be insensitive.