The winter sports season is in full swing, and spring sports are a ways off, but safety comes first, no matter what the sport or the season. Here's a sixteen-point safety checklist to keep athletes in the game.
One of the biggest hazards in baseball, yet often the most overlooked, is the diamond itself. Sprinkler
heads and gopher holes in the outfield can can cause players to slip,
leading to sprained ankles, twisted knees or torn knee ligaments, while
balls hitting pebbles on the infield can bounce up and hit a player in
the throat, face, eyes, or forehead.