metal bats http://wfpl.org en Louisville Slugger, Little League Baseball Will Pay $14.5 Million in Metal Bat Injury Suit http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-slugger-little-league-baseball-will-pay-145-million-metal-bat-injury-suit Louisville Slugger and Little League Baseball will pay a brain-damaged New Jersey boy $14.5 million to settle a lawsuit over the use of metal bats in youth games. <p> Steven Domalewski was struck in the chest by a line drive that stopped his heart while he was playing in a youth baseball game in 2006. <p> He was pitching in a Police Athletic League game when the batter rocketed a line drive off a metal bat. The ball slammed into his chest, just above his heart, sending him into cardiac arrest. Wed, 22 Aug 2012 20:35:01 +0000 The Associated Press 1419 at http://wfpl.org