Baseball Fan Violence: Dodger Fans Attack, Critically Injure Giants Fan

Police believe many baseball fans witnessed the beating of a San Francisco Giants fan that left him critically injured after the opening day game at Dodger Stadium and they’re asking for help in identifying the attackers.

Los Angeles police responded to an assault of three Giants fans in Giants apparel in the parking lot of Dodgers Stadium on opening day April 1, 2011.

A 41-year-old man was hospitalized in serious condition after an alleged unprovoked attack occurred about 8:30 p.m. Friday in Parking Lot 2. The incident was captured on a stadium security camera. Police are also hoping that anyone how had cell phone video or other video of the crime will come forward with information.

Opening day arrests numbered 72 people, compared to 132 people last year. Most arrests are alcohol related.