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The Horror Of Tony Saunders's Arm Break

Welcome back to Sports Horror stories, a video series where we remember that The Texas Chainsaw Massacre is, in a way, constantly happening all around us.

We bring you the tragedy of Tony Saunders, who is one of the many pitchers who have broken their arms while throwing a pitch. His 1999 incident at Tropicana Field looks as painful as they come, and it completely derailed his career.

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This one is not nearly as graphic as the Malarchuk blade incident or Hayward’s ankle break—but it’s still tough to watch.

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Jorge Corona

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