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Little League Coach Dies After Being Hit in Head With Baseball

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    A 50-year-old Little League coach died after he was hit in the head with a baseball during warm-ups before a game on Long Island over the weekend, authorities said.

    Richard Becher, of Holbrook, was hit with the baseball while pitching batting practice to his 12-year-old son's team before a game Saturday afternoon at Baseball Heaven, a baseball facility in Yaphank, Newsday reports.

    According to police, bystanders were performing CPR on an unconscious Becher when officers and paramedics arrived.

    He was taken to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

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