Temper tantrums on the field

Recently the Yankee’s Brett Gardner took out his frustrations on his batting helmet, a blameworthy accessory indeed, and threw it against the dugout wall. The helmet, showing why it was untrustworthy, rebounded off the wall and hit Gardner smack in the face, causing the need of several stitches. Not the sort of behavior one often sees in a piece of safety equipment.

Nobody said a thing to Gardner, presumably having the desire to continue living, but I’m sure there was some laughter later, in that we have all seen this sort of thing before.

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