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Fathers Fight At Ball Game

Fathers Fight At Ball Game


METRO-NORTH WORKERS, ONE MACHINIST EARNED MORE THAN $300,000 INCLUDING OVERTIME. FISTS FLY OUTSIDE A YOUTH SOFTBALL GAME BUT IT’S NOT THE PLAYERS GOING AT IT. IT’S TWO NEW JERSEY FATHERS AND APPARENTLY IT WAS OVER ONE OF THEIR DAUGHTERS BEING KICKED OFF THE TEAM. THIS IS NOT A BIG ISSUE. MY MAN, YOU ARE STARTING A PROBLEM! Reporter: THE FIGHT STARTED OUT WITH THE TWO DADS ARGUING. [ OVERLAPPING SPEAKERS ] BECAUSE OF YOU! ARE YOU READY FOR IT? Reporter: THEN IT TURNED INTO A KNOCKOUT DRAG-OUT BRAWL. IT HAPPENED JUST OUTSIDE OF THE OPENING CEREMONY OF A YOUTH SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT IN MARYLAND. POLICE SAY MICHAEL BARBELLA OF NEW JERSEY CHALLENGED MICHAEL DUFFY OF MAYS LANDING TO A FIGHT VIA TEXT MESSAGE EARLIER THIS IS DAY. THEN DROVE TO CONFRONT HIM AND OTHER PARENTS FROM THE SOFTBALL TEAM. MUGSHOTS FROM POLICE SHOW A BLOODIED AND BANDAGED 48-YEAR- OLD BARBELLA AND 45-YEAR-OLD DUFFY. A WITNESS RECORDED IT ALL ON HIS CELL PHONE. UHM I JUST SAW TWO CAUCASIAN MALES GOING AT IT SO I RECORDED IT. I DIDN’T THINK IT WAS GOING TO GO FAR. Reporter: THE VIDEO HAS GONE VIRAL WITH MORE THAN 200,000 VIEWS ON YouTUBE. THE OFFICERS RESPONDED SAYING THEY COULD HAVE BEEN THERE SOONER IF SOMEONE WOULD HAVE CALLED FOR HELP. SOMETHING NEEDS TO BE TAKEN INTO CONSIDERATION, IS SOMEBODY GETTING HURT? COULD I CALL HELP? COULD I GET AUTHORITIES HERE QUICKLY? COULD I GET MEDICAL PERSONNEL HERE QUICKLY? THESE KIND OF THINGS NEED TO BE TAKEN INTO CONSIDERATION BEFORE YOU TRY TO, UM, GLAMOUR-

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