Baseball’s Most Horrific Injuries
Posted by Rich Stowe on June 6, 2011
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With the recent injury to Buster Posey during a collision at home plate, it made me wonder what the most horrific injuries were that happened during a game.
Was the injury caused by a collision, running into a wall, getting hit by a pitch or was it just something freaky? How was the player after the injury, did their career continue or were they never the same?
Some of these I remember seeing either when it happened or on a highlight show. Others we only have the stories and the pictures to tell us just how horrific the injury was.
Here’s the list I came up with in no particular order (I find it simply too gruesome to rank these). Let’s start with the injury that everyone, including the Giants owner, are talking about; Buster Posey.