Like mom used to say, "It's all fun and games until someone loses an eye."
The Red Sox were partying like it was 1999 on the field Friday night after clinching the American League East with a 6-3 win over the Toronto Blue Jays. During the celebration, an Army helmeted Jonny Gomes kicked can of beer into the crowd. It seems the fans could have used some helmets of their own.
One beer can reportedly hit an older man in the stands and caused quite a gash above his eye.
According to a comment posted on the SportsGrid.com, “My wife and I literally had to duck so as not to get hit by this same beer can punted by Gomes. We turned around to see who it hit and saw this gentleman disoriented and bleeding profusely.”
There’s been no comment from either the Red Sox or Gomes, yet. Here's hoping the Red Sox do the right thing here and hook the fan up with some free playoff tickets, a battle helmet and maybe a case of Bud Light.