Y’know these types of injuries would never fly in hockey. Hockey players take pride in their toughness and durability. Baseball players? Well…
Roger Craig (Giants) - Cut his hand on a bra strap.
Ryan Klesko (Braves) - Once overexerted himself and pulled a muscle while picking up his lunch tray.
Wade Boggs (Red Sox) - Injured himself while pulling on his cowboy boots.
Kevin Mitchell (Mets/Giants) - The master of all bizarre injuries, he once injured himself while eating a cupcake. That, of course, was when he wasn’t missing games because of vomiting-induced muscle strains, or strained eyelids.
Ken Griffey, Jr. (Mariners) - Missed a game after suffering a pinched testicle from his protective cup.
Jose Cardenal (Cubs) - Missed a game in 1974 because he couldn’t blink.
Vince Coleman (Cardinals) - Missed the 1985 World Series after getting rolled up in the tarp machine.
John Smoltz (Braves) - Once burned his chest while ironing a shirt, which he was still wearing.
Carlos Perez (Expos) - Broke his nose in a car accident while trying to pass the team bus.
Doc Gooden (Mets) - Missed a start when Vince Coleman accidentally struck him with a golf club in the clubhouse.
Ricky Bones (Marlins) - Went on the disabled list in 2000 after injuring himself while changing channels on the clubhouse TV.
Greg Harris (Rangers) - Injured his wrist while flicking sunflower seeds in the dugout
This time around they offered me a vacation. At the end, the woman says something strange which sounds a bit like a foreign language. Other’s have suggested it might be english. What do you think? Listen:
Colin Sprake, a former rugby player in South Africa, came up with a business he calls ‚ÄúA Pole Lot of Fun‚ÄĚ. Anyone who wants to buy into the business pays Sprake $5,000 and he sets them up with everything they need to start hosting their own ‚Äúpole-dancing parties‚ÄĚ for all of their friends. If you are interested in learning more about this lucrative business go to apolelotoffun.com.
It’s been a few months since I’ve heard from my biggest fan. After her last call, she just kind of disappeared. Well, yesterday she called out of the blue, and explained where she’d been. It was a long call, so I’ve broken it into two parts. Listen:
Don LaFontaine is one of the most familair voices you know. The king of dramatic movie trailers. He passed away Monday (Sept 1) at the age of 68. His voice has been featured in over 5,000 movie trailers and over 350,000 commercials. Here’s a clip of him and a few of the other well-known movie trailer guys poking fun at themselves: