Great moments in sports

Accompanying a Sports Illustrated article about the brawl at the recent Pacers-Pistons basketball game is this great chronology of "some fan confrontations with athletes and officials at pro sports events in the United States." Here's are a few of them:

April 19, 2003: An Oakland Athletics fan threw a cell phone at Texas Rangers outfielder Carl Everett….

Sept. 19, 2002: A father and son burst onto the field at Chicago's Comiskey Park and slammed Kansas City Royals first-base coach Tom Gamboa to the ground, punching and kicking him….

Nov. 24, 1999: Oakland Raiders were pelted with snowballs, some spiked with batteries, at Denver's Mile High Stadium. Charles Woodson allegedly threw a snowball that struck a female fan in the face, and Lincoln Kennedy went after a fan who hit him in the face with a snowball….