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Wayward skydiver knocks shortstop out for season

ST. LOUIS (AP) It was a most unusual error on a baseball field. A skydiver parachuting in before a summer league game accidentally kicked shortstop Mattingly Romanin in the face, knocking him to the ground and, it turns out, ending his season. The 20-year-old Mattingly said Wednesday h... Full story

HBT: Great Moments in Bush League Promotions: Skydiver takes out shortstop

In his defense, it’s possible that the shortstop was trying to turn the double play and the skydiver was merely playing hard-nosed baseball. Per the Daily News, this took place down in the Summer Prospect League. The shortstop plays for the Hannibal Cavemen. Which is a fantastic mascot, by the way. Full story

Skydiving cameraman catches shoe in midair

   A skydiver’s shoe goes flying when he bumps into another parachute, but the skydiving cameraman swoops to the rescue. All the skydivers (and shoes) landed safely.

Tragedy ends skydiver's life

   Witnesses say skydiver's parachute became tangled during his fatal fall. WESH's Marina Marraco reports.

Figures show supersonic skydiver hit 844 mph

Supersonic skydiver Felix Baumgartner was faster than he or anyone else thought during his record-setting jump last October from 24 miles up. Full story

Skydiver found dead ten days after jump

   The body of a 48-year-old skydiver was found ten days after he plunged to his death, according to Dutch police. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.

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  Skydiver’s edge-of-space dive breaks sound barrier

Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner makes a record-breaking jump from 24 miles above Earth, leaping from the edge of space to the New Mexico desert at speeds averaging 833 mph. NBC’s Tom Costello reports.

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