Blood Writes: This Man's Pinky Is Falling Off His Hand

This was a friend's pinky after sliding headfirst and hooking it on 3rd base. Sorry about the clarity, but that's about as clear as I want it to b — Matt W. » 6/01/10 6:30pm 6/01/10 6:30pm

Blood Writes: Man Slides Into Third And Winds Up Wearing A Maxi Pad

Throughout Blood Week, we'll be featuring gruesome submissions from readers. Like this one from Brad about a softball game gone very wrong. Moderately disgusting leg injury after the jump. » 6/01/10 4:45pm 6/01/10 4:45pm

A Farewell To America's Softball Failures

For the last couple weeks, the injury-rate of rec softball competitors has drastically decreased, which is great news for the collective co-pay rate of America's health-insured, but bad for the column. But it deserves a proper send-off in gallery form. » 7/13/09 10:30am 7/13/09 10:30am

There Are So Many Ways To Make Your Leg Turn Purple

A good portion of Americans join softball leagues this time of the year. Many do it for the social aspect alone, which leaves many teams stockpiled with players who are ridiculously awful. » 6/25/09 3:00pm 6/25/09 3:00pm

Ma'am, Your Foot Appears To Be Dying

A good portion of Americans join softball leagues this time of the year. Many do it for the social aspect alone, which leaves many teams stockpiled with players who are ridiculously awfu » 6/17/09 1:15pm 6/17/09 1:15pm

A Broken Thumb, Another Black Eye, And Our First Wiffle Ball Failure

A good portion of Americans join softball leagues this time of the year. Many do it for the social aspect alone, which leaves many teams stockpiled with players who are ridiculously awful » 6/11/09 12:45pm 6/11/09 12:45pm

Pretty Girls Make Easy Targets

A good portion of Americans join softball leagues this time of the year. Many do it for the social aspect alone, which leaves many teams stockpiled with players who are ridiculously awful. » 6/01/09 2:45pm 6/01/09 2:45pm

This Episode Is Guaranteed To Gross You Out

A good portion of Americans join softball leagues this time of the year. Many do it for the social aspect alone, which leaves many teams stockpiled with players who are ridiculously awful.(Warning: Disturbing images ahead.) » 5/27/09 1:30pm 5/27/09 1:30pm

Black Eyes, Skinned Knees, And A Pitiful Excuse For A Man

A good portion of Americans join softball leagues this time of the year. Many do it for the social aspect alone, which leaves many teams stockpiled with players who are ridiculously awful. » 5/20/09 2:30pm 5/20/09 2:30pm

Balls, Faces, Etc.

A good portion of Americans join softball leagues this time of the year. Many do it for the social aspect alone, which leaves many teams stockpiled with players who are ridiculously awful. » 5/13/09 1:15pm 5/13/09 1:15pm

How A Softball Almost Killed This Man's Foot

A good portion of Americans join softball leagues this time of the year. Many do it for the social aspect alone, which leaves many teams stockpiled with players who are ridiculously awful. » 5/06/09 12:45pm 5/06/09 12:45pm

Keep Your Head In The Game At All Times, Even When It's Split Open

A good portion of Americans join softball leagues this time of the year. Many do it for the social aspect alone, which leaves many teams stockpiled with players who are ridiculously awful. » 4/29/09 12:00pm 4/29/09 12:00pm

Softball Season Brings Out The Best And Worst In Everyone

A good portion of New Yorkers join softball leagues for the social aspect alone, which leaves many teams stockpiled with players who are ridiculously awful. » 4/28/09 12:00pm 4/28/09 12:00pm