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Baseball to review security after fan violence

...security at ballparks nationwide after a fan attacked an umpire at a Chicago White Sox game. The attack on first base umpire Laz Diaz happened Tuesday night, just three months before U.S. Cellular Field hosts the All-Star game and about seven months...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/17/bas_369924.shtml
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Overtime

...a White Sox game. Top baseball officials were in Chicago on Wednesday to investigate the assault on first base umpire Laz Diaz, which raised concern and questions throughout the majors. It came just three months before U.S. Cellular Field hosts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/17/oth_370035.shtml
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Man accused of attacking umpire pleads innocent

...the fence at U.S. Cellular Field last month at a White Sox-Royals game, running on the field and attacking umpire Laz Diaz. Dybas has said he'd been drinking beer all day and that he didn't mean to crash into the umpire. Seven months earlier...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/15/bas_372607.shtml
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Dodgers player tackles fan on the field

...baseman Tom Gamboa was attacked by a father and son during a game at the Chicago White Sox last September, and umpire Laz Diaz was accosted by a fan at the same ballpark last month. Villanueva came onto the field during a break in the action...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/23/bas_373360.shtml
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Man charged in umpire attack: 'I'm deeply sorry'

...When he jumped the wall, he heard the crowd cheer him, Dybas said, adding he didn't intend to crash into umpire Laz Diaz. "As soon as I got to him, I went down on the ground, and the next thing I honestly remember is being in the lock-up...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/21/bas_370286.shtml
Baseball
Odds and Ends

...City Royals first baseman Tom Gamboa was attacked by a father and son during a game at the Chicago White Sox, and umpire Laz Diaz was accosted by a fan at the same ballpark last month. Villanueva came onto the field during a break in the action...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/24/biz_373464.shtml
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Playoff umpire assignments announced

...McClelland and Fieldin Culbreth. Davis' crew includes Chuck Meriwether, Alfonso Marquez, Derryl Cousins, Joe West and Laz Diaz. The other umpires with Froemming are Bill Miller, Ron Kulpa, Gary Darling, Steve Rippley and Mark Hirschbeck. Working...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/10/01/bas_355819.shtml
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Johnson, Marlins hand Braves another Monday loss

...said. "Unfortunately that's the way we roll."Gonzalez was ejected in the ninth for arguing with first base umpire Laz Diaz after Diaz called Jason Heyward out to complete a double play."Unfortunately, there are two handful of games every...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2012-07-23/johnson-marlins-hand-bra
White Sox squeeze past Royals

...It was a year ago Thursday when a fan came out of the stands in a game with Kansas City and attacked first base umpire Laz Diaz. It was the second on-field attack by a fan in as many years with the Royals in town. ... The Royals and White Sox...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/16/bas_412319.shtml
Baseball
Overtime

...could be sen-tenced to up to five years in prison. The 24-year-old Dybas came out of the stands and grabbed umpire Laz Diaz around the legs during Tuesday night's game between the White Sox and Kansas City Royals. Dybas appeared in court Thursday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/18/oth_370140.shtml
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