Originally Posted by blandman
If I accidentally hit him with it? I like my chances. Actually had something similar happen in my life (don't wanna go through to much details). Kid dropped a book off a deck and it hit someone. Kid didn't know it did. Guy comes up yelling, kid is confused. Guy beats kid senseless.
That was five years ago. Guy is still in jail.
Apples to oranges. Greinke clearly knew that he'd hit Quentin with the pitch. The boy in your story was completely unaware of what he'd done, probably because he didn't see where the book landed.