On January 4, 1990, former major leaguer Dave Dravecky undergoes another operation to remove a cancerous tumor. In 1988, Dravecky had undergone his first operation for cancer. The following year, he suffered a broken arm while attempting a comeback. The injury resulted in the amputation of his left arm.
Eddie Waitkus of the Philadelphia Phillies is shot with a .22-caliber rifle by an obsessed 19-year-old fan
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