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Only in America: Cracking down on the wave

A baseball stadium cautions fans not to do the wave — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

The Texas Rangers have cautioned fans against doing the wave in order to avoid hitting each other in the face. "Due to amount of injuries sustained in this ballpark," read the warning during a recent game, "State of Texas medical officials are advising that persons should not attempt doing the wave at any time." The scoreboard displayed a Rangers bobblehead doll with a black eye.