Baseball's full of freak injuries

Sammy Sosa isn't the first player to get hurt sneezing. In fact, baseball players have injured themselves in many strange ways.

Updated: May 24, 2004, 1:28 PM ET
By Darren Rovell | Page 2

Sammy Sosa was plenty embarrassed last week when he was forced to admit that the back injury that put him on the disabled list came from violent sneezing.

"It would have been better if I had run into the wall or had a fight with somebody," Sosa told reporters.

Well, perhaps Sosa, as well as those who chuckled at the Cubs slugger's injury, should have done their research. They would have found that the situation was hardly unique, nor was the cause of injury among baseball's ...

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