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Daily Archives: January 10, 2016

Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – January 10, 2016

It is time for The Sunday Request.

 

The simple answer is no. There will never be a salary cap in baseball.

The counter question is why would you want one? And what purpose would it serve?

It is a spoiler free episode of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

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The Slow Death Of Phil Reccius From Baseball

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A sad footnote in the annals of baseball history is the passing of Cleveland Indians shortstop Ray Chapman in 1920 following being struck in the head with a pitch.

Although he remains the only major leaguer to have died as a result of a play on the field, there are unfortunately other professional players who have suffered similar fates.

This includes Phil Reccius, who succumbed in an insane asylum to his baseball injury in 1903—a full nine years after being struck by a ball during a game.

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