Baseball players have found creative ways to sustain injuries through the years, from turning off the alarm clock to buttering a roll to taking a bite from a microwaved donut to playing Guitar Hero. The week, the Hooks & Runs crew examines these and other injuries and asks why baseball players are so susceptible to such bizarre mishaps. When, for example, is the last time you heard about a professional football or baseball player tearing a meniscus delivering a shaving cream pie to a teammate's face ... or for that matter, shaking hands.
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Rex tells us about the Front Bottoms concert he attended at Emo's in Austin.
Craig recommends "Trainwreck: Woodstock '99," a three-part Netflix documentary released in Austin 2022.
Errata: Adam Eaton was a Padre, not a Brewer when he suffered his paring knife injury and later submitted to Tommy John surgery. John Smoltz retired with 213 career wins.
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