The first notorious case, in 2002, was when Mets outfielder Richard Hidalgo was shot in the arm during a carjacking in Venezuela.
The throw by Yankee outfielder Shane Spencer went literally berserk.
The St. Louis Browns employed one-armed Pete Gray in 1945 as an outfielder.
Another was outfielder Lenny Dykstra, better known as Nails.
Several years before Lou contracted ALS, Bruce Campbell, a Cleveland outfielder, came down with spinal meningitis.
But he was no outfielder as Ikey was; he picked them off the bat.
Even Nelson, although regarding him valuable as an outfielder on the nine, had seemed to hold him at a distance.
The first few he made easy for the outfielder, and then he hit balls harder and off to the right or left.
I was an outfielder and got off more easily; but Ive had two broken fingers, and he held up his right hand for Joe to see.
The ball had gone high rather than far, which gave the outfielder a good chance to get it home in time to nail the runner.