Our recent poll conducted for ESPN finds that Major League Baseball fans overwhelmingly believe that adding more netting in stadiums to protect fans is a good idea. And Americans are divided about whether teams should be held responsible when a fan gets hit.
By 78% to 22%, Major League Baseball fans say that installing additional protective netting at stadiums to prevent baseballs and bats from hitting fans in the stands is a good idea rather than a bad idea. At the same time, many Americans, including baseball fans, are more divided about whether Major League teams bear responsibility when a fan in the stands gets hit, with 55% of Americans expressing that teams should not be held responsible and 45% saying that they should be.
Read more about the findings here.