True Baseball Injuries 4Outfielder Ken Griffey Jr. missed a game after his cup slipped and pinched a testicle.
Pitcher Oliver Perez went on the 15 day disabled list after breaking his toe while kicking a laundry cart in the visitor's clubhouse.
Outfielder Marty Cordova missed a game after he burned his face, spending too much time under a tanning lamp.
Jose Cardenal missed a game because he was kept awake all night by crickets chirping in his hotel room.
Pitcher Kenny Rogers dislocated his pinky finger (on his non-pitching hand) after punching out a water cooler.
Outfielder Glenallen Hill received cuts over much of his body after he fell out of bed onto a glass table. He was having a nightmare about being covered in spiders.
Pitcher Rich Harden strained his shoulder turning off his alarm clock.
Second baseman Jeff Kent claimed he hurt his wrist while washing his truck. Speculation is that he was injured in a motorcycle accident while doing tricks.
Infielder Paul Molitor dislocated a knuckle - it got stuck in another player's glove.
Pitcher Terry Mulholland scratched his eye on a feather that stuck out of a pillow.
Hall of Fame pitcher Phil Niekro was injured while shaking hands.
Third baseman Randy Johnson strained his back putting on his socks.
Pitcher Byron McLaughlin cut his right hand when he was practicing his windup in his hotel room. He was apparently too close to the mirror.
Catcher Brent Mayne missed an entire month because he turned his head to check traffic as he was crossing the street - and wrenched his back.