A baseball bat is a lethal weapon. One blow to the head can kill, or perhaps even worse for the victim, it could maim due to TBI.
First of all, don’t be found among such people. Second, the first time this occurred, the victim should have pulled a .45 ACP pistol and made it clear that one more advance would have sent a 230 grain ball his way.
This is the only way to handle people like this. The victim is assuming that the next blow won’t be to the back of the skull.
Yes, this the Antifa the media will not show because the “Mostly Peaceful” narrative must endure.