On May 25, 1937, the playing career of Mickey Cochrane comes to an end when he is hit in the right temple by a Bump Hadley fastball. The future Hall of Famer will fall in and out of a coma over the next 10 days before recovering.
April 2, 1952
National League batting champion Rico Carty of the Atlanta Braves breaks his leg in a winter league game
December 11, 1970