Rookie Golfer Gets Bitten By Black Widow On Fourth Hole, Digs Out Venom…

Daniela Holmqvist, a Swedish rookie on the Ladies European Tour and former Cal golfer, was on the fourth hole in a pre-qualifier for the Women's Australian Open in Yarralumla, Australia, yesterday when she felt a sharp pain in her ankle. She looked down, she told Golf Digest later—after not dying by virtue of being a… » 2/13/13 11:50am 2/13/13 11:50am

Onetime Mets Draft Pick Dies From Spider Bites

Jeff Seale, who was taken in the second round of the 1988 draft by the Mets (but never played pro ball), died on Sunday two weeks after being bitten 19 times by a Black Widow spider. His friends say they'll remember him for his pranks as much as his mid-90s fastball. [H/T Dan] » 7/22/11 11:00am 7/22/11 11:00am