Video: Umpire hit in head by bat

It was a frightening moment Friday night in Cincinnati when home plate umpire Jerry Layne was forced to leave the Twins-Reds game after getting hit in the head with a flying broken bat.
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It was a frightening moment Friday night in Cincinnati when home plate umpire Jerry Layne was forced to leave the Twins-Reds game after getting hit in the head with a flying broken bat.

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