Juan Nicasio and the Dangers of Professional Baseball

No one wants to see this.

This frightening photo from AP shows pitcher Juan Nicasio of the Colorado Rockies after he was beaned by accident versus the Washington Nationals. A line drive off a bat comes at the pitcher probably at 120 miles per hour. The fastest any pitcher throws is a little over 100 mph.

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