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.
April 20, 1943
National League batting champion Rico Carty of the Atlanta Braves breaks his leg in a winter league game
December 11, 1970
March 16, 1978