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Jays fan hit in the face by ball to get custom cards, ball signed by Bo Bichette

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WATCH: While diehard sports fans always want to be close to the action, it can sometimes have unintended consequences. Eric Sorensen has the story of Liz McGuire, who got hit in the face by a vicious foul ball from Toronto Blue Jay Bo Bichette, how she handled her sudden injury, and how the team made it up to her. – May 22, 2024

A woman who got hit in the face by a scorching foul ball off the bat of Bo Bichette is about to receive 110 baseball cards with her picture on them, and a signed ball from the Blue Jays shortstop.

Collectible cards company Topps said it will send the custom cards to Liz McGuire, who got hit at a weekend game in Toronto by a ball estimated to have been travelling 110 miles per hour.

Topps said in a post on X, formerly known as Twitter, that it produced 110 copies of the card that show McGuire with an enormous bump on her forehead above her right eye.

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Woman hit in the face by a baseball at Jays’ game raising money for charity

The company said it is giving all the cards to McGuire.

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Topps says in a post on X, previously known as Twitter, that it produced 110 copies of the card that show McGuire with an enormous bump on her forehead above her right eye. X / @lizzzzzzzzzzy

McGuire has not immediately responded to requests for comment on the incident.

The Blue Jays said in an emailed statement that medics attended to the fan immediately after the incident.

“The fan was seen by the medical team and chose to return to her seats for the remainder of the game,” the team said.

“The Blue Jays followed up with the fan and invited her to be our guest at an upcoming game and offered her a signed ball from Bo Bichette,” the statement added.

Click to play video: 'Toronto Blue Jays fan hit in face by 110mph foul ball'
Toronto Blue Jays fan hit in face by 110mph foul ball

The Rogers Centre has netting in place for baseball games that protects some fans from being struck by foul balls.

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“Fan safety is a priority and the Blue Jays have numerous precautions in place to ensure a safe environment for all fans at the ballpark,” the statement further said.

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