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Baseball player sues coach for telling him to slide

BOUND BROOK, N.J. – A former Bound Brook High School baseball player will get a second chance in court to prove that his coach was reckless in telling him to slide during a junior varsity game.
A state appellate court ruled Wednesday that a judge must reconsider Jake Maser’s claim that coach John Suk was reckless in signaling the player to slide into third base.
During the slide, court papers say, Maser’s cleats “dug into the dirt and the force of the slide caused him to roll over his right ankle