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May 21, 2003

Unusual ways Major League Baseball players hurt themselves:

Rickey frostbite (in August)

Charlie Hough...broke pinkie shaking hands

Rick Aguilera...injured lifting a suitcase

Denny Neagle...slipped in shower, tore rotator cuff

Greg Harris...injured elbow flipping seeds into stands

Adam Eaton...stabbed himself opening a DVD

Wade Boggs...strained back pulling on cowboy boots

Cal Ripken Jr.*...broke his nose

* Roberto Hernandez slipped on tarp at All-Star Game and accidentally punched Ripken

Source: World Features Syndicate

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