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Saturday, August 29, 2015

Articles tagged: celebration injuries

Max Scherzer injures ankle celebrating Tigers clinching AL Central

Year after year, I watch baseball teams celebrating their postseason berths and division crowns and wonder how more people don’t get hurt. Between champagne and beer flowing everywhere and 40-man pig piles in the middle of the field, it’s a mystery how more players don’t break bones or tear ligaments. Unfortunately for Tigers fans, their…Read More

Aubrey Huff suffers knee injury celebrating Matt Cain’s perfect game

This seems to happen all the time in professional baseball, but we never tire of talking about it. Once again, an MLB player has managed to injure himself during a celebration. Wednesday night’s victim was Aubrey Huff, and he fell at the hands of Matt Cain’s perfect game. According to Comcast SportsNet Bay Area’s Rael…Read More

Mets pitcher Ramon Ramirez injured celebrating Johan Santana’s no-hitter

It was a night of celebration at Citi Field after Johan Santana notched the Mets’ first-ever no-hitter on Friday. Santana’s teammates were so eager to congratulate him, one strained his hamstring sprinting in from the bullpen to join the celebration. Yup, reliever Ramon Ramirez injured his hamstring and is headed to the disabled list. “He…Read More

Brian McCann poked in the eye during grand slam celebration (Video)

Players injuring themselves during celebrations is something that happens all too often. With baseball, these injuries tend to occur after a walk-off win. When 25 grown men are all waiting at home plate to beat the crap out of the guy who just delivered the game-winning hit, something bad like this is bound to happen….Read More

Minor Leaguer Josh Kroeger Blows Out Knee Celebrating Walk-Off (Video)

When does it end?!  Here is our promise regarding celebration injuries: when they stop happening, we will stop talking about them.  Unfortunately for people like the New Orleans Zephyrs Josh Kroeger, the end doesn’t appear to be near.  In a span of about two years, traditions like the home run trot and the pie-in-the-face have…Read More

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