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Jim Edmonds, Russell Branyan Add to Weird Baseball Injuries

The extensive list of weird injuries continues to grow. Sadly, it looks like we also have a couple of repeat cases too.

Reds outfielder Jim Edmonds hit a home run on Tuesday night and hurt himself circling the bases. Edmonds thought he had popped his Achilles tendon taking his victory lap but it turns out he did not tear it. Either way, the entire spectacle was pretty strange to see, as I came across through SI Hot Clicks. Strangely enough, Edmonds isn’t the only player to hurt himself on a home run trot this year.

Even though we have frequent additions to the weird injuries list, Russell Branyan may have distinguished himself as the first two-time member of the club. The Mariners first baseman was inducted in July for hurting his toe on a coffee table in his hotel room or something like that. He has earned a second spot on the list for hurting himself in a pizza parlor. No joke. He said he was bending over to pick up his son’s flip flop when the chair underneath him went out. Apparently he fell to the ground and landed on his tailbone. Honestly, this poor guy is cursed.

You hear stories like these ones and it makes you really appreciate Cal Ripken Jr. more than you had before. Either that, or it makes you realize how much more difficult every day living is than you ever thought.

Jim Edmonds Is Hosting a Pole Dancing Party, Still Unsigned

What do you do when you’re 38, rich, beloved in a city, and unemployed? Well, you do what any other man would do — you host a stripper pole dancing party! That’s what Jim Edmonds is up to, as Deadspin notified us. Check out this flyer:

And if you’re in the ‘Lou, just tell them LBS sent you and you’ll get a 50% discount at the door, and a spot as a guest judge along with Jimmy E. Maybe we should send Allie Gator over there too so she can take first prize and give us a cut. Edmonds: batting .235 on the field, batting 1.000 off of it.