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Only in America: Little League, big money

A woman sues an 11-year-old Little Leaguer after she was hit by an errant throw — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

A New Jersey woman hit by a baseball at a Little League game is suing the 11-year-old player who threw it. Spectator Elizabeth Lloyd wants catcher Matthew Migliaccio to pay her $150,000, alleging that his errant warm-up throw was "reckless." "The whole thing has almost been surreal," said the boy’s father. "We keep thinking it’s just going to go away."