Video: College Baseball Game Suspended Due to Fire Ants

Video: College Baseball Game Suspended Due to Fire Ants

Fire ants overran one of the electrical units at Young Memorial Field in Birmingham, causing the UAB-Tulane baseball game to be postponed.

  • April 17, 2012

The Tulane baseball team jumped out to a 5-0 lead Friday night over UAB but will have to wait a day to finish the game thanks to a power outage caused by fire ants overrunning one of the electrical units at Young Memorial Field in Birmingham. You read that correctly: Fire ants are officially the reason for a baseball game being suspended.

CBS 42′s B.J. Millican, took up-close video footage of the ants causing the damage:

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