Bat Shard Pierces Player's Chest; See the Video
Chicago Cubs' outfielder Tyler Colvin recoils after being hit by a bat shard in a freak accident while running home from third base in a game vs. the Florida Marlins Sept. 19. 2010. It made a small hole in his chest, inches from his heart. He was listed in stable condition.
A freak accident sent Chicago Cubs outfielder Tyler Colvin to the hospital Sunday.
He was running from third base when a sharp piece of a broken bat hit him, making a small hole in his chest just inches from his heart.
It was all caught on tape.
Colvin was able to score before being rushed to the hospital.
A chest tube was inserted to prevent a collapsed lung.
He was listed in stable condition.On "The Early Show," news anchor Erica Hill told the story:
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