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Sunday, 31 May 2015 07:39

California Softball Player Dies of Aneurysm

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A 1st baseman with the California Thunder Girls Travel Softball Team has died days after having a brain aneurysm on the field.

Dana Housley was playing in a game Saturday May 23rd, 2015 when she reportedly told her coach she felt dizzy and collapsed. Family and teammates had held out hope the 15-year-old player would survive the traumatic event but after several days on life support, on May 27, Dana passed away at Kaiser hospital in Fontana.

Housley’s teammates have created a hashtag #prayfordana to support the teen and draw attention to her case.

A brain aneurysm occurs when a spot on a cranial artery weakens and starts to bulge out. If the aneurysm ruptures it can cause stroke, brain damage or death.

Read More: http://abcnews.go.com/Health/teen-softball-player-dies-days-brain-aneurysm/story?id=31361458

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Jennifer Robinson
2013-08-26, 08:52
The 2013 Total Youth Baseball Experience was a great event. All of the Coaches and organizers were so nice and patient with the kids. All of the boys learned a lot about baseball and had fun at the same time!