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Bizarre baseball injury

April 15th, 2012 at Sun, 15th, 2012 at 12:49 pm by benwatanabe

Saw this tragic news out of Illinois today on MSN Sports. Strange accidents like this seem to pop up every year, but they never get easy to hear or read about. 

South Whidbey High School is having a health seminar soon that will mostly discuss concussions. Scott Mauk, the high school’s athletic director, invited concussion researcher Jean Rickerson to present her work on head injuries at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 26. The event is free.

Reporter for the South Whidbey Record. Currently I cover Langley, South Whidbey Fire/EMS, the South Whidbey Parks & Recreation District, Clinton and sports. On any given night or any given weekday, I'm likely watching a baseball, basketball or football game on TV while reading Mother Jones, Esquire, The New York Times, The Seattle Times, The Daily Herald or scrolling through Twitter. If I can go sailing, I do. Fishing is a recently discovered hobby, but there are few things as exciting as getting a fish on the line and the battle between urgency and patience to haul it in. I don't much care for pets, but probably want to pet your dog or hold your cat.

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