Fister’s header; Frankenstorm hype


Detroit Tigers pitcher Doug Fister is reportedly fine after taking a line drive off the head in game two of the World Series. Although some are wondering if the proper precautions are being taken. Oakland A’s pitcher Brandon McCarthy, who sustained a skull fracture, an epidural hemorrhage and a brain contusion after being struck by a line drive on Sept. 5, wondered via Twitter why the Tigers let Fister on the flight home after Game 2 instead of directing him to a Bay Area hospital.

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Fister’s header has some thinking pitchers should start wearing helmets.

Hurricane Sandy has been downgraded but still poses a huge threat to the northeast. While I hope this trend continues and the situation eases and the so-called Frankenstorm ideally fizzles out completely I have to wonder if media hype has once again caused unnecessary panic.  Kudos to Anderson Cooper who Tweeted the following:

@andersoncooper

Published by DCMontreal

DCMontreal - Deegan Charles Stubbs - is a Montreal writer born and raised who likes to establish balance and juxtapositions; a bit of this and a bit of that, a dash of Yin and a soupçon of Yang, some Peaks and an occasional Frean and maybe a bit of a sting in the tail! Please follow DCMontreal on Twitter and on Facebook, and add him on Google+

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