Tight security in Chicago for Cubs, Bears and Columbus Day Parade

Tight security in Chicago for Cubs, Bears and Columbus Day Parade

He is temporarily blind in one eye but could lose the eye.

To ensure adequate security for Cubs fans, metal detectors are in place at Wrigley Field. Loos was sitting in section 135 down the first base line at Wrigley. The ball, which travelled into the stands at over 100 miles per hour, sent shockwaves through the baseball world and prompted reactions from all corners as the league looks to improve safety.

Loos isn't the first to complain about the lack of safety netting. Safety netting is used behind the home plate but many would like to see it extended farther down the lines to prevent these types of incidents. But the incident isn't the latest, a two year old was struck by a foul ball last month.

Cubs President of Business Operations Crane Kenney said recently on a radio program that the Cubs would extend safety netting at Wrigley.

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"I had no idea that you were subjected to such missiles", said Loos, whose eye was heavily bandaged.

After the girl was hit in New York, Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said MLB had in recent seasons worked with teams to expand netting in ballparks and would "redouble our efforts on this important issue". In addition to calling on the Chicago teams "to exceed such minimum guidelines", the resolution also asks the Cubs and Sox to consider doing away with spectator "assumption of risk" policies that protect the ballclubs from liability if a fan in the stands gets hurt. On Monday, Loos attorney said he had contacted the team but did not give any details on what they said.

"I have talked to them and I do believe that they will do the right thing for Jay." said Dunn, whose lawsuit seeks damages of at least $50,000.

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