Thread: Injury Report: CT Scan of Fraser's Skull
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05-13-2013, 12:34 PM
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Originally Posted by sommervr View Post
Baseball history is full of players who have recovered and continued their careers following skull fractures. Batting helmets were not mandated until 1971.

The only question mark in my mind is the fighting aspect and insurance. Will he be required to go full cage on return?

In any case I wish him a speedy recovery
Even though the rules allow for players to wear a full cage when returning from injury I doubt they'd let Fraser play for an extended period of time wearing one. As for fighting, I have a hard time believing ANY doctor would give Fraser the go ahead to drop the mitts again. It's a shame because it's a great part of his game and he's always the first to defend his teammates, but when you're talking brain injuries there's such a thin line anyone would be willing to cross.

I hope the guys okay, both in his private and professional life. I can't get the CT Scan image out of my head.

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